Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: Patrick | 2011/07/22

Q.

Coughing

Good Day

My son will be turning 1 in August.He seems to be always coughing when he is running. Is this normal?

Thank you,

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

This is not normal. Coughing with exercise is an early sign of asthma in children. It is important to take your son to be seen by a paediatrician as it is best to start treating asthma as early as possible.Effective and safe treatment is available for young children with asthma.

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