Q: My 6-year-old son has food allergies and now also seems to be coughing a lot during the night (long after he’s eaten). Could he be developing asthma? How can we know and what are the next steps? 

Dr. Bassett: You are right to be concerned. A history of atopy or allergy, including to food, increases the risk for other allergic conditions, such as asthma. And it’s possible that your son is experiencing nocturnal asthma, which refers to symptoms…

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