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Baby has barking cough. Suggest treatment?

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My baby has a barking cough? He's four year old.
Kindly suggest treatment
Posted Thu, 7 Nov 2013 in Child Health
Answered by Dr. Raju A.T 8 hours later
Brief Answer:
Dry cough

Detailed Answer:

Thanks for your query.

Based on your description it appears that your baby is suffering from dry cough. Such coughs are usually due to irritation in the throat.

The best and safe treatment is to give steam inhalation with Eucalyptus oil in it for three times a day for two days.

Do continue the other medications you are giving him.

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