Childhood Diseases

Posted by: Divine | 2009-07-14



My son had bronchitis at 6months. He is now 5 years, his chest gets very wheezy when he gets a cold of flu. Sometimes at he night he breathes very heavy, he has a terrible cough when he exercises or runs a lot. He gets a fever often, his fever is normally very high. I don' t know what to do or what to use.
Please let me know if I should take him to a doctor to get tested for asthma.

Expert's Reply



It is almost certain that your son has asthma. Try and see a paediatric pulmonologist or a paediatric allergist. Your son will respond well to the correct treatment for asthma.

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Posted by: Belle | 2009-07-15

Dear Doctor

My 4 month baby wieghs 10.4kg - he seems to be perfectly normal after several tests. He has been drinking 850ml of S26 Gold formula a day, but in the last week he will only drink 750ml a day. Is this a sufficient amount of milk for him?

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