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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?

Yes, my child is around smokers or polluted air.

No, my child is not around smokers or polluted air.

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