hi everyone. im very much green when it comes to Asthma & really do not know what it involves so any tips/opinions appreciated. my daughter ( 12months old ) has had colds recently ( they have all come on when we'v been away & staying in hotels with carpet..we dont have carpet at home...maybe coincedence?) ..anyway they have varied in terms of being heavy but on thur she had a runny nose & by fri morning was wheezing. She very suddenly struggled for breath,went red/purple faced & then was rushed to GP ( had nebiliser ) & was sent to a&e. by the time we got to a&e she was very much stuggling, her breathing was beyond laboured & she was stiff looking with eyes rolling in her head, purple faced... she was put on oxygen/neb/I.V fluids & later improved. Dr's later said her oxgen levels were very low & they were concerned that her heartrate was 200+ ( & was difficult to stabilise) ..... anyway eventually we were told she had Broncolitis which tiggered an asthma type attack & she is now at a predisposition of having asthma ( too early to tell ) . She is now discharged & at home with atrovent preventer inhaler. i am completly paranoid & listening to her breathing ALL the time... if she rapid breaths i almost go into cardiac myself! they told me to leg it to a&e if her breathing goes back to the way it was !!! any tips appreciated on how to prevent episodes, dust? and wheither ye have experienced this yerselves??? thanks in advance
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