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Having cough usually before sleeping. Gerd test, x-rays and mantoux test negative. What is the problem?

my daughter is 4 years old,weight 17k600 g she is prone to cough & coughscontinuously, at night usually before sleeping she was advised gerd test, x-rays (their reports are attatched) mantoux test was negative. xray reports : chest is clear note is made of dilated gut loops in left lumbar region causing displacement of stomach bubble medially kindly clear the sce
Asked On : Sat, 26 May 2012
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Dear Chandan,

Cough in a 4 year old child can be due to a number of reasons. GERD can be one of them. However it is difficult to say what is the cause by the X-ray report. Though the pediatrician must be doing a work up for the cause but history and clinical examination will go a long way in deciding the course of action. I suggest that you discuss with the pediatrician and follow the advice.

Wishing your daughter an early relief.
Answered: Sat, 26 May 2012
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