Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: Mom | 2009/03/05

Q.

plz advise, i am very worried now...

my LO is 19 months, for the whole of last month he was caughing and chest was so wheezy and always runny nose, then took him for x rays, he had bronchi-pnemonia, was admitted for 3 days and got treatment, before last week, 1 week goes by and he is starting again! he is coughing and his caugh is this dry (sounding a bit painful?) and this morning chest started wheezing and nose running again............. why could this be?

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

This sounds like an illness called bronchiolitis which is caused by a virus. If your little boy is distressed and has difficulty in sleeping or drinking then he should be seen by his paediatrician again.

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