A 32-year-old male asked:
My 2 year old is diagnosed with asthma, he is currently on montelukast 4 mg , is asthama curable? and what is the cause of astham in so young children?
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Pediatrics 46 years experience
Some thoughts: I am reluctant to use the asthma label for any kid under 5 because there are so many things that can cause recurrent wheezing in toddlers that disappears by school age. True asthma has genetic and lifelong implications & can vary in intensity from year to year & within an affected family. If he does have family with asthma it may be true. Many viral illnesses trigger asthma like wheezing.
86 viewsAnswered Apr 07, 2020
Last updated Apr 7, 2020
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