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Child having cough, congestion, asthma problems. Prescribed steroids, breathing treatments. Reschedule surgery for T&A?

Hi, my 6 yr old is having a T & A on 3/11; he started coughing and congestion on sunday 3/3- he has asthma but pediatrician put him on steriod and to do breathing treatments every 4 hrs. I need to know if i need to reschedule the surgery which is in 4 days? Or to wait and see how the weekend goes and see if he gets better?
Asked On : Sun, 10 Mar 2013
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Hi, If your child is posted for surgery in four days and he has congestion It is advisable that anaesthetist alsohas a look and the ENT surgeon who is going to operate on him also has a look and they decide whether to operate or not.
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