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Child with chronic dry cough, giving Synthroid, Foclain and Allegra. Is cough due to allergy?

12 year old son has chronic dry cough . He is on synthroid; foclain xr; foclain, cough gel cap; and allergra. Anytime he eats soft foods he gags/ vomits it back up. His diet is so limited in what he will eat now; keeps getting worse last few years. He wont eat his favorite foods like pizza and tacos anymore.He has lost weight. He coughs all day and night. Doctor claims its allergies.
Asked On : Mon, 25 Mar 2013
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Most likely he is having GERD. Give antacids, avoid sleeping immediately after meals and sleep in slightly head up position.
Answered: Thu, 28 Mar 2013
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