Step 4: Read and complete the decision guide to learn more about your symptoms.
Shortness of Breath in Infants and Children
Your child does not seem to have a stuffy nose most of the time, breathe through his mouth, or have bad breath. Those symptoms can be a sign of allergies or sinus infection.
Click on the links to learn more about conditions with these symptoms: hay fever (allergic rhinitis) and acute sinusitis (sinus infections).
Does your child spend any time near second-hand tobacco smoke or another kind of air pollution?