Childhood asthma is a risky condition that can pose significant dangers to a child's health if left untreated. Some childhood asthma symptoms include severe breathing difficulties, decreased physical activity, sleep disturbances, and missed school days. In some cases, asthma can even lead to life-threatening complications. If your child experiences frequent asthma symptoms, such as wheezing, coughing, and shortness of breath, seek the care of Dr. Brian Bezack at Bezack Pediatric Pulmonology in Commack, NY.
Dr. Bezack specializes in thoroughly evaluating your child's asthma and developing a personalized treatment plan to help manage their symptoms and prevent complications. If you notice any changes in your child's asthma symptoms or if they experience an asthma attack, seek medical attention immediately.
FAQs About Managing Children's Asthma
Here are some frequently asked questions (FAQs) our patients have asked about managing child asthma in Commack, NY. If yours is still outstanding, call us.
What Triggers Child Asthma?
Triggers for asthma in children include respiratory infections, allergens such as pollen, dust mites, and animal dander, exercise, cold air, and irritants such as smoke, strong odors, and air pollution.
What Asthma Treatments Are Available?
Our pediatrician may prescribe quick-relief medications, like bronchodilators, to immediately relieve symptoms, plus long-term control medications, such as inhaled corticosteroids, that help to prevent asthma symptoms from occurring. Leukotriene modifiers, and immunomodulators, are also available.
How Can I Manage My Child's Asthma At Home?
You can help manage your child's asthma at home by identifying and avoiding triggers, ensuring your child takes their medications as prescribed, keeping their home clean and free of allergens, maintaining a healthy diet and exercise routine, and developing an asthma action plan in collaboration with our doctor.
Your First Visit: What to Expect
When consulting Bezack Pediatric Pulmonology, expect a warm and welcoming environment where we understand your child's condition and provide the best possible care. Our doctor will ask questions about your child's medical history, symptoms, and medications they've been taking.
They may also perform a physical examination to check your child's lungs and breathing. They'll take the time to answer questions and work with you to develop a personalized treatment plan that meets your child's unique needs. They may also provide education regarding child asthma triggers, medications, and management strategies to help you and your child manage the condition effectively.
Please explore our website to learn about the conditions we treat and the services provided. If you have questions or concerns about childhood asthma in Commack, NY, and want to discuss diagnosis and treatment with Dr. Brian Bezack at Bezack Pediatric Pulmonology, call (631) 499-1298.