9 months old child with cough
since 20 days needs complete evaluation
Following investigations should be done to find out the cause.
1. CBP with ESR
2. Chest X ray
Red flag signs are
3.Bluishness/off colour skin mucus membrane.
4.Decrease oral intake.
5.Decrease urine output.
It is very important at this stage to differentiate between Infective etiology
from Allergic one because treatment will differ
Common causes of Cough are
1.Lower respiratory tract
infection of bacterial, tubercular or viral origin
2.Hyperreactive airway disease
Wishing early recovery for your child.