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Are there alternative treatments for tracheitis?

No, there are no alternative treatments for tracheitis. The only treatments that have proven to be effective are antibiotics and endotracheal intubation. Antibiotics are given intravenously to an affected child, and endotracheal intubation (insertion of a plastic tube into the trachea) is used to open the child's airway, if necessary.

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