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What causes recurring of chest infection in a toddler?

My 2 year ols keeps getting chest infection. She has had pneumonia and has been admitted into hospital in April. This is her third infection since. She needs two courses of anti biotics to clear it. She look well, just has a high temp which spikes from 6 hours to every two hours. Other than this she is asymtomatic                                                                  
Tue, 30 Jun 2020
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Hi,

You may ask to have a blood culture for your child when he gets another attack, it can be a resistant organism and you are treating it with a wrong way.

Take care. Hope I have answered your question. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Regards,
Dr. Salah Saad Shoman, Internal Medicine Specialist
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What causes recurring of chest infection in a toddler?

Hi, You may ask to have a blood culture for your child when he gets another attack, it can be a resistant organism and you are treating it with a wrong way. Take care. Hope I have answered your question. Let me know if I can assist you further. Regards, Dr. Salah Saad Shoman, Internal Medicine Specialist