We are currently seeing cases of bronchiolitis, a viral illness (sometimes caused by RSV -- "respiratory syncytial virus") that occurs most often in children under age 2. This virus typically occurs in epidemics during the winter and the early spring. "Bronchioles" are the smallest airways in our lungs, and "itis" means these airways are inflamed, or irritated, by the virus. When these airways get inflamed in young children, they often will start to "wheeze," meaning air and the oxygen in it have difficulty getting through these narrowed, swollen airways.
See also: Wheezing (Other Than Asthma)
4899 Transit Road Depew, NY 14043
Monday thru Thursday: 8am-7pm
2865 Genesee St Cheektowaga, NY 14225
Monday, Wednesday thru Friday: 8am-4pm
Please Note for the Genesee office location-Tuesdays the office will be closed-all appointments will be at the Transit office that day.