The main point with regard to your baby is that despite all the problems you have had with his chest illness, you still do not know what the diagnosis is. He cannot have ongoing bronchhiolitis. Having a lot of mucous on his chest is unlike asthma and he does not respond to arsthma medicines at all well.I do agree thathis coughing with exercise is usually found in children with asthma.Taking your baby son off dairy will only make adifference if he is actually allergic to cow's milk.What is needed here is a clear diagnosis of your son's illness. There are many causes of wheezing and coughing in babies other than asthma. It is really necessary for your baby to be seen by a paediatric pulmonologist. There are experts in all the main centres in SA.
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