What are the symptoms, and how do I know if my child has asthma?
Common asthma symptoms include coughing, wheezing, chest tightness, and shortness of breath. These symptoms often occur at night and with exercise or activity. The following questions can help you consider whether or not your child should be evaluated for asthma:
If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, it is possible that your child may have asthma. It is important to talk to your child's health care provider about these symptoms.
This page was last updated: March 7, 2013