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Do you have phlegm, fever?
Were chest x-rays done for both of you?
Since how long are both of your symptoms?
no phlegm for daughter, yes for myself no fever for either
no chest xrays done on myself
2.5 to 3 weeks
It seems to be either bronchitis or bronchial asthma. It is not likely to be croup, as croup does not last for so long. A cough which has been going on for so long should be investigated by a chest x-ray, CT scan and lung function test. Both of you would need oral bronchodilators, anti-allergic medications with the Inhalers (which you are taking). That only would treat it effectively. You should talk to your primary care physician about these medications. Steam inhalation may also be beneficial.
Please feel free for your follow up questions.
For you; steam inhalation is hot air. Kids do not tolerate it. There is a small home device called as nebulizer which is used for the treatment of the bronchial asthma. It vaporizes the medicines and that way it reaches deeper in the lung and is very effective. Your physician can advice you about it for both of you.
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