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My 7 yr old has had the congested wheezing cough for 2 weeks

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My 7 yr old has had the congested wheezing cough for 2 weeks now. They had put him on amoxicillin for a week due to step like symptoms. Then a week later a steroid for his cough. Nothing is working. He is taking breathing treatments too. What can we do
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Saha replied 2 years ago.

Thank you for your question.
I am Dr Saha, I shall try my best to help you.

Is he taking oral or inhaler steroid?

What medicines are used in breathing treatment?

Did he have X-ray, blood test, throat swab?

Customer: replied 2 years ago.

He finished is last oral steroid. Not sure what medicone the breathing treatment is. Some albuterol. No xrays or swab. Chest was clear but wheeze sounded a little. He is just kinda raspy with a congested cough. Bad a night and when playing outisde

Expert:  Dr. Saha replied 2 years ago.

Thank you for the information,
I am sorry for his health condition.
He will likely need inhaler for a few days more.
In addition, I would suggest to take an examination by doctor again.
After examination, he can take further tests like X ray, blood count to rule out any infection in chest.

At night, please keep the room warm & humidified.

A humidifier can be kept on.

It will ease breathing.

He needs to take plenty of fluid.
I hope this information helps.
If there’s anything else I can do, please let me know.