Childhood Diseases

Posted by: Maria | 2009-04-24



I have a tree year old son and since the start of the year i have been taking him to a doctor every month for colds and flu and he started coughing on the 19 of March and i took him to the doctor and he gave him antibiotics and some cough medicine but the cough did not stop and i took him to the hospital on Sunday they checked him and took X-Rays and also gave him antibiotics and vitamines supplyments and even today he is till coughing and last night i went to the hospital to get the X-Ray results they told me that he had bronchitist.What do i need to do because he has been coughing for more than a month now and the medicines are not making him better.

Expert's Reply



You do not have a proper diagnosis of your son's illneess. Young children do not get bronchitis. He may well have asthma. Please ask a paediatrician to seee him and do not leave his/her rooms until you have a clear diagnosis and the correct treatment.

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