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Breathlessness, cough. Normal bronchoscopy results. Taking forcort. Help?

My daughter is taking forcort 200 three times a day still she feels breathless and severe episodes of couging frequesntly. She is off and on on nebulisation as well as oral steroid . Her alllergy test as well as bronchoscopy is normal. Lungs CT shown heper inflation of lunds please guide me how to control her so that she can lead a normal life she is now 9 years old
Asked On : Sun, 17 Mar 2013
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As your daughter is 9 year old she can undergo a spirometry test ( pulmonary function test )
In this test the volume and speed of air breathed in and out is calculated.
This test can also help to assess response to treatment.

Get her examined by an ENT specialist to rule out diseases like sinusitis , adenoids enlargement .
these disease can worsen your child's asthma and needs treatment.

Get her evaluated for acid reflux as it can also worsen asthma and keep it uncontrolled.

Is she using inhaler with spacer?
Has she been trained properly on inhaler use?
please see
Answered: Sat, 23 Mar 2013
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