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If you spent a lot of time in the doctor’s office as a kid for allergies and asthma, chances are, so will your children.

Diagnosing asthma can be difficult, often because the symptoms are similar to upper respiratory infections.

Seventy-percent of kids who have asthma do have allergies which can trigger an attack, and sometimes, it's critical to get tested.

A trip to your allergist may be necessary to find out if you are allergic to common triggers, like pollen or pets.

Find out more in this edition of “Child Wellness” in the video above.

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