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Child having cold, cough and fever. Not cured by medicine. What to do?

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Hi, My son is having 2 years 6 months age. He is having cold,cough continously from 3 months and fever is getting weekly once. He is not eating food properly and same time he is not incresing his weight and hight as well. Currently his weight is 12 kg and hight is 88 cm. We are using medicine for cold and fever. Still it remains same. So please suggest what we need to do for this?
Posted Sat, 20 Oct 2012 in Child Health
Answered by Dr. Rakesh Madhyastha 15 minutes later

Thanks for the query

I would like to know a few more things in order to come to a better conclusion

1. Does he complain of throat pain often?
2. What are the anti biotics you have given him?
3. Was any chest x XXXXXXX done ? If yes please attach the report
4. IF any blood tests were done please attach the report
5. How long was he normal and without any temperature?
6. Does he get chills and rigor during the episodes of fever?

Please get back to me, I am awaiting your reply

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