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5 years old having unproductive cough after skipping flohale rotacap dose. Concerned

Jan 2013
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my son 5 years old is having unproductive cough throughout the day today after he skipped flohale(fluticasone propionate) rotacap dose yesterday night.Duolin and flohale respule given already. still cough persists.
Posted Thu, 2 Aug 2012 in Lung and Chest disorders
Answered by Dr. Mayank Bhargava 3 hours later

Thanks for posting your query.

1) Kindly answer the following details:
a) Presence/ absence of fever
b) Respiratory difficult along with cough.
c) Sounds coming from chest.
d) Presence/ absence of chest pain.

2) Presence of dry cough may be due to exacerbation of asthma (for which doulin & flohale was advised) or may be due to simple viral infection.

3) You should consult with pediatrician and go for thorough check up.

4) A simple asthmatic condition may become worse after a viral infection, so don't get panic. Your son may need extra medicine for control of all symptoms.

5) You should also go for chest x XXXXXXX pulmonary function test for confirmation of disease.

Put your query if you have.

Best regards,

Dr. Mayank Bhargava
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