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Pediatrics

Respiratory Conditions

Respiratory conditions can include a variety of problems, including colds, flu, runny noses, and coughs. Most children will develop at least six to eight colds, or other respiratory illnesses a year. This number may even be higher in children who attend daycare.

There are many different respiratory disorders that require clinical care of a physician or other healthcare professional. Listed in the directory below are some, for which we have provided a brief overview.

If you cannot find the information in which you are interested, please visit the Pediatrics Online Resources page in this Web site for an Internet/World Wide Web address that may contain additional information on that topic.