Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: DEE | 2013/02/05

Q.

SON 4 YEARS AND 10 MONTHS COUGHING WITH PHLEM

DEAR DR my son is 4 YRS and10 MONTHS old he coughs mostly at night when he runs and gets activebecus of his daily activities , He sometimes vommits up white slimy Phelm his cough sounds weezy this has been on and off for more than 10 days what can I give him to help he does not have a fever , eats and drinks and plays normally, should he be taken to a pead
please help me thank you

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

I think your son may have asthma. He certainly has the symptoms of asthma. It would be best for him to be seen by a paediatrician. Ask about asthma when you take your son to see the paediatrician.

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