, my child has a week of fever up and down, cough with phlegm, flu. now the fever is not anymore. But the cough is still u0026amp; I heard his breath using a stethoscope there was a wet basal ronchi left lung. If I nebule use combivent bs? Or what other solution? thank you
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Basically, if your child's cough has been going on for 7 days or more and there are no signs of improvement, you are advised to take your child to the pediatrician immediately. Even more so if you can listen to your own child's lung sounds and you hear abnormal breathing sounds in the child's lungs. Your child must undergo a chest x-ray to determine whether there is a particular disease in the lungs. If you see signs of shortness of breath in the child (the child's breathing becomes fast, you see the nostrils flaring when breathing, you see the muscles between the ribs being pulled in when the child breathes, you hear abnormal breathing sounds such as snoring), you also must immediately take the child to the pediatrician to undergo further examination and treatment. If the tightness experienced by children is very heavy, immediately take it to the hospital.
It is OK to give nebulisation to children, but the recommended nebulisation is only nebulisation with NaCl or physiological salt to help thin the phlegm in the respiratory tract. Provision of nebulisation with drugs, especially drugs that are classified as hard drugs such as Combivent is not recommended to be done alone without consulting a pediatrician directly.
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