Browse through the conditions list below

  • Environmental allergies
  • Hives/urticaria
  • Immunodeficiency
  • Interstitial lung diseases
  • Neuromuscular conditions
  • Primary ciliary dyskinesia
  • Recurrent infections
  • Severe snoring
  • Skin rashes
  • Sleep related breathing disorders
  • Tracheostomies
  • Ventilator dependent children
  • Vocal cord dysfunction
  • Wheezing

Who should see an allergologist?

Children with:

  • A severe reaction to a bee sting or other insect sting.
  • Any asthma attack that has led to being hospitalised.
  • Asthma that results in frequent symptoms and negatively affects school/ work/ sleep/
    exercise, or leads to regular doctor or emergency room visits.
  • Food allergy.
  • Hives (urticaria) or swelling (angioedema).
  • Moderate to severe atopic dermatitis (eczema).
  • Recurrent allergic rhinitis or hayfever symptoms.
  • The need to reduce medication usage and to improve as well as cure allergic rhinitis and
    asthma through treatment with allergen immunotherapy.
  • When medications are ineffective in treating allergic rhinitis or asthma, or have caused
    unwanted side effects.

Who should see a paediatric pulmonologist?

Children with:

  • Abnormal breathing patterns or shortness of breath.
  • Any asthma attack that has led to being hospitalised.
  • Any pauses/ irregularity in breathing during sleep
  • Asthma that results in frequent symptoms and negatively affects school/ work/ sleep/
    exercise, or leads to regular doctor or emergency room visits.
  • Chronic cough.
  • Chronic lung disease.
  • Congenital lung abnormalities.
  • Cystic fibrosis.
  • Immune deficiencies.
  • Neuromuscular weakness.
  • Recurrent chest infections.
  • Recurrent wheeze.
  • Those who snore most nights of the week.

If your child is exhibiting any of the
above symptoms/ problems,

contact us today to make an appointment.

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