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Reason for prolonged cough - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Lung and Chest disorders
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Practicing since : 2004
Answered : 40 Questions
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help u?
User :   hi doctor
User :   i have a 15 month old son
User :   and for the past 2 1/2 months he seems to have cough
Doctor :   k
User :   dry at nite and flemmy cough during the day
Doctor :   hows the cough
Doctor :   dry or with sputum
User :   we had him on ventrolin and some cough syrups for some time but doesnt seem to help much
User :   wht could be the cause tht it is taking so long to heal
Doctor :   Have you had any similar problems in the past?
User :   nope
User :   but i m quite allergic to dust and easy to get flu
Doctor :   well have ur son under gone any tests or investigations
Doctor :   like X-ray
User :   a child specialist here suggested he might be asmatic
Doctor :   blood
User :   nope..
User :   we did his xray but not for the chest
User :   his blood test was done few months back
Doctor :   what was the report?
Doctor :   he requires x-ray
User :   everything was ok in the report
User :   wht do u suspect
Doctor :   thats fine
Doctor :   may be ur son might be suffering from some variety of asthama
Doctor :   which reqs detail investigation
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