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How do I manage my child's tracheitis on a daily basis?

Tracheitis is a childhood infection which requires prompt attention from a medical professional; it cannot be managed at home.

After a diagnosis of tracheitis, a child will be given antibiotics to combat the infection. If a child's symptoms are severe, a plastic tube may be inserted in the trachea to keep the airway open. With treatment, most children make a complete recovery.

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