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Child having persistent cough. Having thick white mucous. No help with medicines. What could it be?

Hi my toddler who is now 2years old has been coughing for the past 8months.the cough comes and first it started of dry as the months progressed it came again starting off dry and ending up times the cough is so bad it lasts an the end of the cough he spews thick white mucus .he has had a tb test bt it came out negative,he s not asthmatic.I have tried alcophlyllex,benilyn mucus realese,adcolintctopen,adco linctus tussi infans,theophen,nothnign seem to work.
Asked On : Wed, 27 Feb 2013
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Pediatrician 's  Response
Hi ,
Thank you for your query.
I can understand your concern.
Please do the following tests.
Do a x ray of the sinuses, adenoids and a serum IgE level.
I think yyour child has high allergy levels.If these tests come positive long term monteleukast will give your child much relief.
Kindly do a screening test for cystic fibrosis too.
If you have any further queries you are free to consult me.
Hope this answers your query.
Wishing a speedy recovery.
Have a nice day.
Answered: Wed, 27 Feb 2013
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