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My son has had bronchiolitis at 6 months and then again at

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My son has had bronchiolitis at 6 months and then again at 12 months - had to be rushed to the hospital with wheezing on both occasions. He also gets wheezy every time he gets a cold. Could there be another medical condition involved such as asthma?
Submitted: 16 days ago.
Category: Paediatrics
Expert:  Dr. P. Jyoti replied 16 days ago.

Hello, my name is***** I am a qualified MD with 18 years’ experience and I am happy to work with you on this.

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Expert:  Dr. P. Jyoti replied 16 days ago.
other conditions can also cause similar symptoms. Conditions which you should discuss with his doctor are;

Asthma - bronchial asthma most closely mimics bronchiloitis, you should discuss with his doctors whether this is a possibility.

Acid reflux disease - this can also cause similar symptoms

Congenital malformations - sometimes there may be congenital malformations of a part of the bronchus or lungs which can cause this.

Foreign body in the bronchus can also cause such symptoms.

You should discuss all this with his doctor.

Expert:  Dr. P. Jyoti replied 16 days ago.

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