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A kid has severe problems of Cough & cold, please advise

My Son is around 2.5 Year old now & since the time of his birth, he has severe problem of Cough & cold, it starts with running nose than cough & end up at Harsh Breathing as well as Wheezing in the Chest. Please advise what should we do.
Asked On : Sat, 11 Dec 2010
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1. If the child has fever, runny nose, cough, wheezing it will be Viral(RSV) infection(Bronchiolitis). But you kid has no fever so it is not RSV infection.

2. As your child is getting frequent cough cold and wheezing. It could be Asthma. He usually grows out of this problem. He needs Asthma Medications.

Discuss the medication with Pediatrician.

Dr. Jagdish
Answered: Sat, 11 Dec 2010
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