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My 7yr old coughs so much she throws up a lot of phlegm.How can I help her?She has asthma.No allergies had GERD as baby but dr said outgrew it

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Dr. James Fox
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology

In brief: Asthma medications

This may be due to cough-variant asthma, which often responds to singulair (montelukast) or inhaled corticosteroids.
The cough could also be related to gerd, sinusitis, persistent bacterial bronchitis or other infection. Evaluation by you physician is required.

In brief: Asthma medications

This may be due to cough-variant asthma, which often responds to singulair (montelukast) or inhaled corticosteroids.
The cough could also be related to gerd, sinusitis, persistent bacterial bronchitis or other infection. Evaluation by you physician is required.
Dr. James Fox
Dr. James Fox
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Dr. Steven Neish
Pediatrics - Cardiology

In brief: Inadequate therapy

Patients with asthma who have a lot of coughing are often inadequately treated and need a different treatment regimen.
Sinusitis can worsen symptoms of asthma. Followup with your asthma doctor.

In brief: Inadequate therapy

Patients with asthma who have a lot of coughing are often inadequately treated and need a different treatment regimen.
Sinusitis can worsen symptoms of asthma. Followup with your asthma doctor.
Dr. Steven Neish
Dr. Steven Neish
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