Choking or strider attack?

Patient : My 7 yr old son had an attack the other night, in the middle of the night. He had asthma as a baby, but this was nothing like that. He was gasping for air and had the scariest cough I ever heard, almost like a croup cough. We tried to calm him down and by the time the emt's came, about 20 min. later he was able to take normal breaths but he was still making a struggling or congested sound with every imtake. They took us to the hospitol and his oxygen was fine, but they gave him an inhalation of ventolin and budicort, and sent us home right after, as all was fine. They called it a "strider" attack? What is that and how can I find out more info on this?
Doctor :   This question is currently in queue and will be answered shortly by one of our doctors. In the meantime you may browse our library of answered questions by clicking here.

Related Q&A

Q: My 11 year old son has asthma. About a month ago he had a virus and had a pretty severe asthma attack. Ever since the...

Q: My son is mild in education and not showing active interest. Does nootropics drugs help to improve? He is having as...

Q: My 5 year old son has allergy induced asthma every 3-4 months. It lasts only a couple days and we always treat with a...

Q: Hi I am a twenty six year old male. I have GERD. it really has not been that bad until the past couple months. I have...

Q: Hello I am a 26 year old male. The past or so I have been having a constant pressure in my head with shortness of bre...


Dr. James Obaji M.D.

  • 247 Reviews
  • Family Physician

Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

  • 190 Reviews
  • Family Physician

Dr. Pat Golden M.D.

  • 169 Reviews
  • Cardiologist

Dr. Kunaal Jindal M.D.

  • 112 Reviews
  • Plastic Surgeon