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This is regarding my son...he has been suffering from incessant cough
we live in XXXXXXX
I need more details about the symptoms
How old is your son?
and it is rainy season out here
the doc has advised us not to put him on antibiotics again,as he had gone through it at the beginning of this month
Please explain the cough
Is he getting it in bouts or continuous?
and also an on and off temp
he was on antibiotics at the beginning of this month
How long has he been suffering?
we took him to Dr XXXXXXX from Telerady
it has been happening for almost a month now
I see. Has he been on antibiotics?
at the beginning of this month
I see. Did they have any effect?
did they bring down the cough? Or change its character?
stopped for sometime
There are 2 possibilities here.
the rains irritate him badly
1) The infections has come back and is resistant to the Azitral. Not an uncommon occurrence
2) this cough is not infectious in nature anymore and he is suffering from inflammation that typically affects people after a cough
I see, the rain bother him, that would support possibility number 2
There are 2 things i would reccomend as your next step
2. He needs to be started on nebulizations. A nebulizer is a device which aerosolizes medication and allows him to breath it in
That is if the x-ray does NOT show pneumonia. If it does, he will need another course of antibiotics.
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