Paediatric Asthma, Lung, Sleep & Allergy
Allergies are very common in children and can show up in the form of asthma, eczema, persistent running nose and blocked nose. An accurate diagnosis will aid in getting the most appropriate treatment and bringing early relief for your child.
A skin prick allergy test for babies and children against more than 60 allergens is used to determine the allergies. This included inhaled allergens such as house dust mites and food allergens such as milk, egg and nut.
Lung Function Testing
State of the art lung function test room can test children with suspected airway diseases. This can help in diagnosis, monitoring progress and monitoring response to treatment in children with asthma and other lung diseases.
Sleep studies are conducted on children who habitually snore and in children who have sleep-related problems. This is the gold standard for diagnosis of sleep apnea in children. An early and accurate diagnosis will allow for proper treatment and avoid the unnecessary complications of undiagnosed sleep apnea.
Direct visualization of the nose, throat and airways as well as washings of the lung can be obtained. This is great for diagnosis of airway, lung diseases as well as for therapeutic removal of excessive secretions of the lung.