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Signs of asthma in imfant?
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In brief: Recurrent cough
Infants typically develop bronchiolitis which can be associated with asthma later in childhood.
Recurrent cough or wheeze can be signs of asthma, especially with a family history or exposure to common triggers such as cold, tobacco, smoke, animal dander and other allergens. With infants some of the first signs involve feeding difficulties due to inability to coordinate breathing with sucking.

In brief: Recurrent cough
Infants typically develop bronchiolitis which can be associated with asthma later in childhood.
Recurrent cough or wheeze can be signs of asthma, especially with a family history or exposure to common triggers such as cold, tobacco, smoke, animal dander and other allergens. With infants some of the first signs involve feeding difficulties due to inability to coordinate breathing with sucking.
Dr. Richard Auerbach
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Dr. Gary Kohn
Pediatrics - Pulmonology
4 doctors agree
In brief: Varies
It is uncommon for parents to hear wheezing in infants but can be heard by physician.
Other signs of persistent asthma include prolonged cough- typically dry. Symptoms of an acute asthma attack could be fast breathing, appearance of being short of breath, pulling of the respiratory muscles where you see indentation in the neck and chest wall with breathing and if present seek medical attention.

In brief: Varies
It is uncommon for parents to hear wheezing in infants but can be heard by physician.
Other signs of persistent asthma include prolonged cough- typically dry. Symptoms of an acute asthma attack could be fast breathing, appearance of being short of breath, pulling of the respiratory muscles where you see indentation in the neck and chest wall with breathing and if present seek medical attention.
Dr. Gary Kohn
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Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine
In brief: CoughWheezing
Cough intermittent and frequent may be the only symptom in some infants Whezing or whistling sound while exhaling Shortness of Breath Trouble Sleeping These are the symptoms of Asthma Since there is no Spirometery,responce to treatment establishes the Diagnosis

In brief: CoughWheezing
Cough intermittent and frequent may be the only symptom in some infants Whezing or whistling sound while exhaling Shortness of Breath Trouble Sleeping These are the symptoms of Asthma Since there is no Spirometery,responce to treatment establishes the Diagnosis
Dr. Yash Khanna
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