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Shortness of Breath in Infants and Children

Shortness of breath, especially shortness of breath that comes on suddenly, can happen when an object gets stuck in the lungs.

Does your child seem anxious or fearful?

Does he complain of dizziness or lightheadedness?

Does your child say that his hands or lips feel tingly?

Is your child feeling stress in some area?

Yes, one or more of these describe my child.

No, none of these describe my child.

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