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Cough, cold, given ventolin inhaler. Wheezy bronchitis or bronchiolitis?

My son (21months) has had alot of coughs and colds for the past year. It seems to take him a long time to get over them. My doctor Thinks he may have wheezy bronchitis/ bronchiolitis (not sure which one! (I can t hear him wheeze )) and has given him a ventolin inhaler to try but I m not sure it works that well. The asthma nurse said she thought he should try a steroid inhaler. When he coughs it sometimes sounds like barking and sometimes it s productive. He isn t coughing as much now so should I try it anyway? Or wait until he develops another cold? Thanks.
Asked On : Mon, 9 Apr 2012
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get your child tested for milk specific antibodies

give him tab montelucast 4 mgm tds

syp ventrolin 1/2 tsf tds

syp cpm+codeine combination 1/2 tsf at nighjt

give for 4 weeks

get the test you will get it

in mean time stop giving milk and milk products and diary

after test you can go for sublingual immunotherapy for tratment
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