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Signs and Symptoms of Asthma

All Signs & Symptoms of Asthma

Here are the top symptoms or behaviors listed by parents of kids diagnosed with Asthma:

SymptomFrequencyNumber of mentions
WheezingOften277 mentions
Shortness of breath or trouble breathingOften254 mentions
CoughingOften212 mentions
Shortness of breathOften190 mentions
Hard or heavy breathingSometimes28 mentions
Fatigue, tiredness, or lethargySometimes26 mentions
Chest painSometimes24 mentions
Heavy coughSometimes21 mentions
Easily out of breathSometimes15 mentions
Gasping for airSometimes15 mentions

When do symptoms start?

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Change in symptoms of Asthma*

What happens to common Asthma symptoms over time?

SymptomWorseA Little WorseStayed About the SameA Little BetterBetterCompletely Resolved
Shortness of breath or trouble breathing0%3.3%14.4%25.5%48.1%8.6%
Shortness of breath0%3.3%13.9%23.3%52.8%6.7%
Fatigue, tiredness, or lethargy3.8%0%15.4%19.2%53.8%7.7%
Hard or heavy breathing0%16.7%25%20.8%29.2%8.3%
Chest pain0%4.8%0%47.6%33.3%14.3%
Heavy cough0%5%20%30%35%10%
Gasping for air0%0%13.3%20%40%26.7%
Easily out of breath0%0%28.6%7.1%57.1%7.1%

Conditions with similar symptoms to Asthma

Parents also mention the behaviors, signs, and symptoms associated with Asthma when they describe these conditions:

Discussion of Asthma

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