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New born baby suffering from dry cough. What is the treatment? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 19-Dec-2013
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Doctor:Hi
User:hi this is XXXXXXX
User:i have a 28 days old baby
Doctor:How can I help you
Doctor:okay
User:he has dry cough he coughed thrice todays
Doctor:ok
User:and some heavy sound in his breathing
Doctor:Ok
Doctor:you are breastfeeding your baby right?
User:he did sneezing thrice
User:yes
Doctor:oh
User:he's taking his feed properly
Doctor:ok
Doctor:I suspect some cold
User:ok
User:do we need to take him to doc
Doctor:In such case it is best to consult a neonatologist
Doctor:yes
User:ok
User:or its a common cold
Doctor:You need to consult a neonatologist because new born babies are very fragile
User:which get cure eventually
Doctor:We can not be sure, some times, eb=ven viral common colds can become serious
User:ok
Doctor:that is why I am suggesting you to consult a neonatologist
User:one more question
Doctor:yes
User:can we apply some odomos lotion
Doctor:yes
User:ok
Doctor:but preferable will be to use a net
User:thanks
User:ok
Doctor:goodnight
Doctor:bye
User:gn
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