This does not sound like asthma from your description. It sounds more like recurrent croup. The only problem with this is that the Ventolin helped him when he was coughing and that would be more likely to occur with asthma. Your son should be seen by a paediatric pulmonologist so that a clear diagnosis can be made of his problem and he can be placed on the best treatment.There are experts in all the main centres in SA.
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