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Asthma & Steroids

Hello, I am seeking advice from other Mom's that have experience with young Children with Asthma. My son who was born with Asthma has been on Allergy medicine and (an Albuteral inhaler as needed) from birth, He is now 9 years old and doing great in school, very little Asthma attacks! Now that we have moved here, his allergies really hit a High and has triggered his Asthma attacks more frequently, So we are on a regumine of allergy pills and now also added Advair, (which is a steroid on a daily dose about 5 months now) But this has been...

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Pulmicort - Steroids for Asthma/Lung Issues

Do any of you have children who have taken Pulmicort or another steroid for asthma/lung issues. My son was born 3 months premature and therefore had immature lungs. In addition he had a chest tube for a pneumo-thorax and pneumonia all in the first two weeks of life, came home on oxygen, etc. This was all a year ago and he's doing incredible. Has been off of oxygen since April. All of that said, he is struggling with weather changes and the cold and flu season. A tiny cold leads to wheezing and bronchiolitis almost every time. My doc...

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Food/environmental Allergies with Childrern?

I was just wondering if any other families experience food allergies/environmental allergies with their children and if so, what do you do? I have a 3.5 year old son who is allergic to peanuts, tree nuts, milk, soy, dust mites, dogs, cats, ragweed, mold and weeds. I had to make all of his food from scratch for 1.5 years and have just started allowing him processed food....it has been tricky. His eczema is really bad in some seasons due to all of his environemental allergies (I had giving him medicine!!) We have joined a few allergy...

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Asthma & Steroids

Hello, I am seeking advice from other Mom's that have experience with young Children with Asthma. My son who was born with Asthma has been on Allergy medicine and (an Albuteral inhaler as needed) from birth, He is now 9 years old and doing great in school, very little Asthma attacks! Now that we have moved here, his allergies really hit a High and has triggered his Asthma attacks more frequently, So we are on a regumine of allergy pills and now also added Advair, (which is a steroid on a daily dose about 5 months now) But this has been...

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Moms - I need some advice. We took in a lovely little dog a few months ago...