Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: confused | 2009/03/16

Q.

tb or what?

hi doc

my baby she was diagnosed wit Broncho pnemonia wen she was 2 months n she took her medication and again wen she was 3 moths she had flue n 4 months again she had flue n now she is 5 months she is got flue again i am confused now if it not Tb cause she sweat a lot even if not hot and her chest is always tight is de a physician for babies cause i want her to do a tharaly check up beacuse i am + but i dd her test n it came back negative wat can i do doc?

thanks doc

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

Your baby probably does not have TB but needs to have her immunity tested with all of these severe chest infections. Please take her to be seen by a paediatrician. If you cannot afford private treatment please take your baby to be seen at your nearest provincial hospital.

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