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Child with recurring cough, had episode of sever cough, breathing problem. Temporary relief with medicines. What care should be taken?

Hi Dr.Anthish, My kid age about 32 months and since 3 or 4 months he getting cough so often and every time Dr prescribing different cough syrups. finally 2 weeks ago my kid had cough again and early morning he got breathing problem , my family members rushed him to children specialist admitted for 3 days. he was okay but Dr advised to start 8months course that woud be 1 tablet everyday ( i dont remember the name of tablet but it was 4mg). kid was oka tha, but agin since yesterday he was coughing , just went to children specialist again and he prescribed PROSTAN SYRUP Durasalyn SYRUP CEFF SYRUP Am just wondering if you could suggest how to take care my kid. Thanks
Asked On : Fri, 20 Jul 2012
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thanks for writing to health care magic

is there any wheezing associated with cough.......what i mean is does he make any noise while breathing

does he have any other allergies,......... like skin allergies, eye allergy etc

is there any family history of allergy

is this cough precipitated with any particular substance

is there any family history of asthma

an answer to the above questions would help me to answer your question better

pl revert back with further details
take care
Answered: Wed, 20 Feb 2013
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