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2yr old clear lungs no tight chest ear infection fever contr9lled w. motrin. does breathing treatment on antibiotic oral and had shot tues no relief?

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Dr. Thomas Riney
Pediatrics 38 years experience
Cause of wheezing: Usually this is viral induced in a 2 year old, especially if other children are sick at his daycare. He may benefit from nebulized saline, supplemental oxegen and a trial of steroids. Antibiotics usually not needed with wheezing unless cxr shows consolidation. Get all smokers out of the house till child turns 18.

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