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If you require emergency medical attention, please call 911 to access your local emergency services.

Asthma is the most common disease in children, yet it often goes undiagnosed and untreated because of symptoms that mimic other conditions. The same is true for allergy symptoms. While not as common, diagnosing and treating immunodeficiency disorders can also be challenging. Northwestern Medicine offers comprehensive care that includes a variety of diagnostic tests and treatments for pediatric asthma, allergy and immunodeficiency disorders.

Tests and treatments

If your child needs testing or treatment for allergies or an immunodeficiency disorder, it’s good to know these services are available in a convenient, child-friendly setting. These diagnostic tests, evaluations and treatment services include:

Emergency treatment of asthma and allergies

If your child is having difficulty breathing or experiencing a severe allergic reaction, call 911 immediately. Northwestern Medicine emergency departments are equipped to assist with pediatric breathing emergencies.

The Pediatric Emergency Department of Ann & Robert H. Lurie Childrens Hospital at Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital1 is IDPH Emergency Department Approved for Pediatrics (EDAP) and is designated by the State of Illinois as a Level II Trauma Center. This means that our board-certified pediatric emergency medicine specialists have unique training to skillfully care for your child during a time of crisis.

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