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Asthma with heavy wheezing - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   hi doctor you there?
User :   thanks
User :   wanted to enquire about my son
User :   he has a wheezing problem
Doctor :   How old is you son?
User :   he is 8
Doctor :   How long is he having wheezing ?
User :   for the past 1 year
Doctor :   Does he has any other complaints like runny nose, fever, throat pain now?
User :   no
User :   coughs a lot in the mornings
User :   has been advised yoga
Doctor :   Does he get the wheezing daily?
User :   2 to 3 days a week
Doctor :   Have you gone for Pulmonary function tests?
User :   no
Doctor :   I recommend these tests
Doctor :   I know he is a child and doing tests will be tough but if he is cooperative the tests will detects Asthma
User :   ok
User :   fine doc will do the tests...
Doctor :   Even if the tests are not possible, I will recommend physical examination
User :   ok
User :   thanks doc
Doctor :   If the Wheezing persists and interferes with sleep, playing, he needs to be on medications that your doctor will presribe
Doctor :   So get the tests done and then consult doctor
Doctor :   Thank you
Doctor :   Bye
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Do you have any other questions?
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