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What does persistent cough, high fever and x ray report showing doubtful patchy opacities in the lower right paracardiac region and left perihilar region indicate?

Hi, my one year old son's x-ray showed doubtful patchy opacities in the lower right paracardial region and left perihilar region.
He gets fever very often that shoot s up to 102F in no time. once In month at least.he has persistent cough.
What could be the reason?
Sat, 1 Dec 2018
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Pulmonologist 's  Response
Hello,

According to the history you provide, it might be pneumonia. You should discuss with his pediatrician for starting the right treatment.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Regards,
Dr. Jnikolla,
Pulmonologist
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What does persistent cough, high fever and x ray report showing doubtful patchy opacities in the lower right paracardiac region and left perihilar region indicate?

Hello, According to the history you provide, it might be pneumonia. You should discuss with his pediatrician for starting the right treatment. Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further. Regards, Dr. Jnikolla, Pulmonologist