If your child experiences difficulty breathing, a chronic cough, or other symptoms of pediatric pulmonary problems, you can turn to the pediatric experts at Newport Children’s Medical Group for help. At their locations in Newport Beach, Irvine, Costa Mesa, Huntington Beach, and Laguna Beach, California, they treat asthma, pneumonia, cystic fibrosis, and other disorders using advanced lung and breathing treatments. Schedule an appointment with Newport Children’s Medical Group by phone today.
Pediatric pulmonary services available at Newport Children’s Medical Group treat conditions that cause breathing and lung problems in children. Examples include:
Seeking treatment for pulmonary problems in children can improve their quality of life and prevent serious complications.
If your child exhibits one or more of the following symptoms, they might have a pediatric pulmonary condition requiring treatment.
Simple solutions at Newport Children’s Medical Group can treat these and other potentially life-threatening breathing problems.
To diagnose pulmonary problems in children, Newport Children's Medical Group specialists review their medical history and ask questions about their symptoms. They might complete:
Bronchoscopy allows your child’s practitioner to view the inside of air passages using a tiny flexible tube and camera, to make a more accurate diagnosis.
Your child’s pediatrician uses diagnostic tests to develop a personalized pulmonary treatment plan to alleviate symptoms and restore their quality of life.
Your child’s pediatric pulmonary treatment depends on the type of lung condition they have and its severity. Newport Children’s Medical Group specialists might recommend using:
Anti-inflammatory medicines help reduce airway inflammation, and bronchodilators can relax and widen your child’s airways. They might require an inhaler during certain times of the year or with physical activity to help them breathe easier.
During pulmonary rehabilitation, your child completes breathing exercises that help loosen mucus and optimize breathing. They might also receive nutritional counseling and education about their condition.
Don’t let your child struggle with breathing when simple treatments are available. At the first sign of a pediatric pulmonary disorder, schedule an appointment with the experts at Newport Children’s Medical Group over the phone today.