IWK. Allergy / Asthma (Chest / Respiratory ) Clinics, IWK. Chest (Asthma) Clinic.
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Hypersecretory asthma is a term used to describe a group of children with asthma who don’t have the typical features of asthma that we see in other children. Children with hypersecretory asthma have a loose, wet sounding, or congested cough rather than the usual dry cough seen in most children with asthma. Wheezing is not a main symptom; in fact, some do not wheeze at all. Fever (often high) and decreased energy and appetite are often associated with flare-ups.