ALLERGY AND ASTHMA :: All About Asthma
During An Asthma Attack
What happens during an asthma attack?
Children with asthma have acute episodes when the air passages in their lungs become narrower, and breathing becomes more difficult. These problems are caused by an over-sensitivity of the lungs and airways.
If a child does not receive treatment immediately during an asthma attack, respiratory failure may occur.
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