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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Ear, Nose and Throat Problems
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Doctor :   hi
User :   i gave my 10 year old triaminic. he has itchy, watery eyes and can't breathe out of his is totally clogged. he mowed grass all day. also i put vaporub on his chest and gave him a cough drop can i give him benadryl too to help him sleep?
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :  
I can help you in this
Doctor :  
But I shall need a few more details
User :   k...what do you need?
Doctor :   Why was he given medication?
User :   because he was crying, couldn't sleep, kept waking up...which he NEVER does,
User :   and he was having problems breathing through his nose
Doctor :   Ok

User :   he usually sleeps with his mouth closed
Doctor :  
Since when is he having it?
User :   he has had this all day but it got worse about an hour ago
Doctor :  
User :   he was outside all day and mowed lawns most of the afternoon
Doctor :   Ok
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Is this the first time he is having such problems?
User :   yes
Doctor :  
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Does he have itching over his body?
User :   no
User :   just his eyes
Doctor :  
and did he show any other symptoms?
Doctor :  

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