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What causes cough, cold and fever when diagnosed with perihilar pneumonitis?

Gud Morning Sir, My son is 3 years old and he is suffering from cough, cold, fever. yesterday we have x ray and result is saying right perihilar pneumonitis, i m worried about this frequent problem . pls help me in this regard. and we have consulted child specialist he has suggested some syrup and medicin
Wed, 26 Oct 2016
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consult pulmunologistfor examination and advise on treatment for pnemonea the drug of choice is penicillin. inj ppt4 im for ten days can be given. pnemonitis generally given anti-tubercular treatment. multi drug regime with isonex ethambutol and pyrizinamide can be started. keep watch on progress if noimprovment then rifampicin can be added.
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