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What treatments are available for bronchiolitis?
Most cases of bronchiolitis are mild and can be treated at home. Because there is no cure for the disease (antibiotics don't work against bronchiolitis), the goal of treatment is to lessen any discomfort your child may be feeling from the symptoms. If the physician feels your child is stable enough to be treated at home, she may recommend:
If your infant is having severe breathing problems, he may be treated in the hospital. Here, treatment may include:
Your child's physician will determine the proper treatment plan, taking into consideration:
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