Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: SHASHA | 2009/08/11

Q.

COUGH

My son has a cough that only gets severe in the mornings i will take him to the peadiatrician but can you enlighten me as to what it could be.during the day he does not cough he only coughs between 5am and 6am and he coughs like he is struggling to breath please advise as to what it could be, he is 18 months old

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

Your son's symptoms are strongly suggestive of asthma. He should be seen by a paediatrician.

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