Child suffering from cough. Given ambrodil. Suggest the cure? - Online Doctor Chats
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my 2.8 yr old girl is coughing from last sunday.i gave ambrodil-s for 5 days prescribed by doctor
but till now c is coughing
What other symptoms does she have?
no other symptoms
Does she have dry cough?
no its not dry one
Does she produce sputum?
What colour is it?
How did the cough start?
due to cold
So she had a fever?
now cold is not there
When she had cold that time fever was there?
at that time also fever was not there
Just runny nose was there?
It seems that she has had an episode of allergy
during sleeping time she is coughing
What were the medicines that she took for cold?
foe cold tuminic
It seems that she has either developed hyperreactive airways or maybe asthma
what is hyperreactive airways
Hyperreactive airways are
is it serious?
When there is a trigger
The airways become spasmodic
leading to cough
Well it does need to be managed with care
ok.what I have to do
We first need to figure out the trigger
The trigger is some stimulus that leads to cough
It can be anything
even a cold can trigger it
Next we need to make sure that she is breathing well at all times
We need to avoid the trigger
And we need to give her medicines that keep her airways open
The medicine that she is already taking, keeps the airways open
But it does not cure it
any other medicine I have to give
Since she is still coughing at night despite taking the medication
I gave her tulsi and honey
We can try that
How many bouts of cough does she have at night?
sometimes like 1or 2 times for some sec..
Is she getting better?
I think we can watch it
If she does not get better than she may need one more medicine
ok mam which medicine
inhalers may be needed
I tend to avoid steroidal medicines especially in girls
Yes it is safe
One good thing about it is that
Most childhood hypereactivities get better by adulthood
So keep your patience during such episodes
Avoid unnecassary antibiotics
It may make it worse
Give her pure water to drink
Give her nutritious diet, fruits and vegetables
which fruit is safe
Avoid the trigger at all costs
All are good
banana can also give during cough
I personally think that it does not
Though curd and yogurt may be used cautiously
what abt milk
milk worsens the symptoms of cold
If you think that she is developing runny nose
3 ml every night
So that it does not develop into cough
Do you have any question here?
no mam. thank you so much
Thanks for consulting me
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