Sorry if this is in the wrong spot.
It seems my DD (4.5yrs) has some sort of asthma. Since about 3yrs old she developed a cough. Its usually only in the winter and its worse when she runs around or has a cold. Shes currently on ventolin and it works if shes having a mild coughing fit. Recently she was so bad i nearly took her to the ER. She coughed all day and night for 4 days. Some times coughing until she gagged. At this point the ventolin didnt do anything.
We have tried a preventer (singulair) and she had so many terrible side effects i took her off it straight away. We ended up in the ER with her temp at 43 degrees, she was crying all the time, complaining of sore ears, throat, chest. It was terrible.
So i agree it is asthma but i really dont like the idea of treating her and now knowing for sure.
So for those with kids with asthma, what tests (if any) can be done to confirm that is is asthma??