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My 15 month old has been diagnosed with bronchiolitis twice in a month. She was wheezing. What age can you say she is asthmatic. How to know she is distress if asthma.

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Hi Ms. lybrate-user, your baby seems to be wheezing frequently and if there is no family history of wheeze and other allergic history and it can be termed as bronchiolitis if it is preceded by URI and to term it as wheeze we could wait till 5-6 years of age.
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A wait and watch policy is best. Wheeze is a symptom and a sign! Asthma is a diagnosis made with clinical review of the condition. The main character of Asthma is the reversible, response to bronchodilators, recurrent nature of the cough, wheeze or breathing difficulties!
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