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Inhalational Therapy in Childhood - Bronchial Asthma: Myth Vs Facts
3-year-old Abhro is suffering from recurrent cough, wheezing, and breathlessness since six months of age. He required nebulization & hospitalization many times. 2-year-old Anik suffers from frequent cough & cold, 1-2 episodes every month Diya, 18-month-old, rubs her nose & eyes too much, gets sneezing & cold too often Sneha gets cough with breathlessness frequently, along with itchy skin eruptions which keep on coming in crops. All these kids belong to the spectrum of childhood atopy which encompasses all – allergic rhinitis – atopic dermatitis –bronchial asthma etc. These days, incidence of childhood atopy is on an alarming rise. No wonder that the parents of atopic kids expect the pediatrician to prescribe some cream for their skin allergy. But when the doctor prescribes some ‘Inhaler' for their allergic cough / breathlessness, parents tend to get apprehensive.