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6 years old. Allergic rhinitis, sensitive to dust, temperature, vomiting, abdominal pain. Treatment?

sir , my 6 years baby (weight-nearly 20kilos)girl has a tendency of recurrent allegic rhinitis and cough.she is very sensitive to wind.dust and variation of temperature.She has h/o brochial spasm esp during severe cough and cold.her mother and grandfather has h/o br. asthma .she falls sick very frequently.sometimes cough assaocited with vomitting and pain abdomen, augmentin full course helps then.But every month augmentin therapy seems to be abnormal.Local pediatrician also feels embarassed to see her falling sick very frequently.He has now prescribed her bovine collostrum powder adding with milk once a day.I want to know will it help her or any other measures to be taken,is it safe also/
Asked On : Fri, 7 Dec 2012
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Thank you for your query.

I can understand your concern. Allergic rhinitis can be troublesome and can cause the frequent problems that you have described. However, I would refrain from giving an antibiotic every time she develops cough and fever as most of them can be viral in origin where there is no role of an antibiotic. Bovine colostrum may help but discuss with your doctor and put her on anti-allergic medicines for a long duration to control her allergy.

I hope I have answered your query to your satisfaction.

Wishing your daughter all the best.


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