Has my child got asthma?

5) Symptoms to suggest it’s not asthma

  • Symptoms which began shortly after birth.
  • A wet cough which sounds like a gurgle.
  • Coughing up sputum.
  • Lots of sickness or vomiting.
  • Swallowing difficulties.
  • Dizziness or fainting.
  • Abnormal crying or change in the voice.
  • Poor weight gain.
  • Chest noises only heard when breathing in.

If you notice any of these symptoms you should take your child to your GP.