There are at least two important possible causes which need to be excluded here. In particular an inherited condition known as 'primary ciliary dyskinesia', also sometimes called Kartagener's syndrome, where there is a problem with the little 'hairs' which remove mucous from the lungs, developing sinuses and ears [read more on Google].Also a condition known as cystic fibrosis.It would be best to take your little daughter to be seen by a paediatric pulmonologist. There are experts in all the main centres in SA. Please take all the results of tests and XRays along with you so that these do not have to be repeated.Please write to me again after you have seen the pulmonologist and the results.
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