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12 old having shortness of breath during coughing and sleeping. Looking for cure

Hi,Dear Doctor. my son 12 old from time to time suffering from shortness of breath after a strong coughing will stard shortness of breath especially during spring season in the course of sleeping and while feeling cold during winter Note:I m from Iraq in view of the fact that there is a bad political situation, on the point of the treat is please i m in need of your assistant.
Asked On : Thu, 19 Apr 2012
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Thanks for your queryor allergy
i can feel your concerns
your son seems to have allergic symptoms
i would like to know ,if you have any family history of asthma?
i advise to use mask especially when going out.
try to avoid pollens, dust and other things that trigger cough.
saline gargles and steam inhalation is also effective.
your son can use cough suppressents and leukotriene inhibitors (montelukast) after consulting your doctor
i am available for your help
Answered: Sat, 15 Jun 2013
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