I have a 9 month old daughter, she has had a cough since she was 7 weeks old, she has coughing fits that can last between 5 - 20 minutes & always seems to have a thick sticky mucus which she struggles to bring up & seems as if it's catching her breath, just before & after these coughing episodes her chest is very ratily. It seems to be worse at night & when she is outside, I have had her to the doctors nearly every week since it started & was refered to see a peadiatrtion at the childrens department at our hospital in January this year & he said the cough was just caused by the cold weather & would clear up when it gets warmer, it has not & has been getting worse this week when we have been outside so I am asuming the pollen has been iritating her. Do you think this sounds like asthma? The doctor said to me it is not possible for a baby to develop asthma but I know this is not true, as my brother was diagnosed with asthma at 6 months.
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