My 5-year-old daughter often gets cold, cough, and end up with a fever and slight wheezing. No history of wheezing in the family. What test and medication have to be done for wheezing?
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Your child may be tending to develop asthma and allergy. When investigating the child with wheezing, it is better to get her clinically examined by the pediatrician or a pediatric pulmonologist. The tests required include a chest x-ray and complete blood count in most cases. Medication is to be given after confirming the condition and might include bronchodilators, inhaled steroids, anti-allergic preparations, and nebulization when needed. Please keep the child away from dust pollution and allergic plants.
Allergy and asthma.Investigations to be done:
Chest x-ray, complete blood count.Differential diagnosis:
Bronchodilators, inhaled steroids, anti-allergic preparations, and nebulizationPreventive measures:
Protect from dust and pollution.
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