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Asthma, 4 years - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   I
User :   hi doc my son of four years in age has an asthama problem
Doctor :   Ok
User :   more of he gets first coughing problems which turns to asthama going ahead
Doctor :   Ok
User :   should we visit an asthama specialist or an chest specialist
User :   what do you suggest??
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Either of the speciality are good enough and the same,
Doctor :   even Pediatrician is fine enough
Doctor :   first of all it should be confirmed as asthma

Doctor :   then necessary treatment shall be started
Doctor :   for prevention of such attacks
User :   would you suggest any best of the best doctor
Doctor :   May I know where you are chatting from?

User :  
Doctor :   Ok
User :   I am not too cost concious,so even if doctor has an high fees its ok with me
Doctor :   I shall give you the details
Doctor :   give me a minute
Doctor :   WWW.WWWW.WW User :   this seems to be with many options
Doctor :   Yes

Doctor :   I shall name a few specifically
Doctor :   You can go for that
Doctor :   Dr this was an doctor reffered by one of my friend can you please check
Doctor :   Ok
User :   I am waiting
Doctor :   I am not able to find that name in our database
Doctor :   I am looking out for the same
Doctor :   Do give me a minute
User :   sure .....
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   I got his profile on the internet
Doctor :   He is a pulmonologist
Doctor :   meaning chest/lung specialist
Doctor :   not pediatrics as such
Doctor :   it is another speciality
User :   but will this help me
Doctor :   I would recommend a Pediatrician
Doctor :   Sure he can help you
Doctor :   but Pediatrician, you can follow up with one doctor
Doctor :   for your child
Doctor :   unless he refers you
Doctor :   you need not opt for a specialist
User :   Is coughing an part of asthama's initial stage
Doctor :   it is a symptom

User :   or both are different in pleace
Doctor :   of asthma
User :   He coughs very badly that why we were of an opinion to take him to an chest speacilist
Doctor :   Ok

Doctor :   Fine
Doctor :   Pediatrics is fine
Doctor :   he shall help you
Doctor :   as per my opinion
Doctor :   no need to worry
Doctor :   Is that fine with you?
User :   Would you help us with some solution for coughing
Doctor :   For children, I suggest not to give any drugs without prescription

User :   I agree
Doctor :   If you have used a cough syrup previously, you can use that as per the previous dosage
Doctor :   I cannot prescribe any drugs online
User :   Ok doc that was helpful.......thanks for your suggestions
Doctor :   Is there any thing else I can help you with?
User :   No thanks
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me. Bye for now. Please refer your friends to our service.
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