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Child has cough and cold, running nose and phlegm. What can help him? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 11-Jun-2013
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User:Hi Dr.
Doctor:Good Afternoon
Doctor:How can I help you?
User:My son is hving Cough and Cold for almost a month now
User:We have given many medicine but cough is not controleed yet
Doctor:Ok. May I know his age?
User:3 years
Doctor:Does he get similar episodes often?
User:Relent+, FEXY and E bass
User:its going from Dec-2012
Doctor:Is he having fever?
Doctor:Is the cough associated with phlegm? Is the cough noisy?
Doctor:Does he have any breathing difficulty?
User:he has phlegm with running nose
User:no breathing problem
User:he do vomit when he continuous cough
Doctor:Normally with the above medications, cough should have subsided within a period of 1-2 weeks.
User:its not reduced
Doctor:I understand your concern.
Doctor:Since it is not reduced, it is important to get him re-evaluated. He might require a course of antibiotic along with antihistamine.
User:thats what I want to consult
User:should I visit ENT specialist or Child Speciatlist
Doctor:After examination, if the pediatrician feels that there is no much infection, he might require treatment with steroids.
Doctor:You will have to consult a pediatrician.
Doctor:Medication can only be started after a proper examination of your child.
Doctor:Sure. I can help you with that.
User:Thanks Dr
User:So, will you be able to send me details to my Mail?
Doctor:I will request our customer care executives to call you up and give you the proper guidance for an appropriate pediatrician. He will also help you in getting an appointment.
User:That should help Dr
Doctor:Can you please confirm your mobile number?
Doctor:You will soon get a call.
User:Thanks Dr
Doctor:Is there anything else I can help you on?
User:thanks for your time
Doctor:Ok. Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor:Please do not worry.
Doctor:Your son would be fine soon.
User:Sure Dr
Doctor:Wish him a speedy recovery.
Doctor:Have a nice day!!
User:same to you
Doctor:Bye for now.
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