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3 year old, taking deep breaths while running or playing. What could be this?

My 3 year old started taking deep breaths when he was running or playing outside - now he seems to be doing it more and more. It does not appear that he is having any trouble breathing, or that he is in any pain. We have an appt. scheduled for a few days, but thought I would check to see if others are experiencing something similar.
Asked On : Mon, 29 Apr 2013
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Hi dear,

Thanks for your query . Breathing difficulty on exertion normally happens with all. It is the disproportionate breathing for the activity which should be a concern. If disproportionate breathing difficulty is there respiratory problems like asthma, congenital heart diseases need to be ruled out . Don't worry he will be alright. You are doing the right thing by getting an appointment. Most of the times it will come out normal
Answered: Mon, 29 Apr 2013
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