A 38-year-old female asked:
My son has a barking cough and has for a year on and off. the doctor has given him an inhaler and sinus meds and it doesn't help what does this sound like, there are no other symptoms other than a sour throat from the coughing and some congestion in his n
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Family Medicine 19 years experience
If : If this has been going on for a year with no relief from the medications given, then it is time for some diagnostic testing an possibly a consult from a specialist. It sounds like your son needs a chest x-ray to start, and maybe even a ct scan. Also, consider a consult with a pulmonologist (lung doctor) and a allergist as well.
I hope you find answers soon.
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Pediatrics 44 years experience
?ge reflux: he may have gastro-oesophageal reflux--discuss this with his dr
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Last updated Oct 3, 2016
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