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Child suffering from prolonged cold, cough. Taking honey, cough syrup. High fever. How to get relief?

My 3 and half years old son has got cold and cough from almost a month...he is not on any medication except having some honey n glycerol children s cough syrup ..from last 3 days he is having really high fever n today his cough is sooo bad that he is not stopping at all ...I feel helpless when I see his health getting worse day by day...this condition is the same with my 14 months daughter...can u suggest something how to have a relief from cough n cold that is soo worsened now
Asked On : Sat, 23 Feb 2013
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Thanks for your query.
Your child is having respiratory infection which could be allergic,viral or bacterial.
Since he is having high grade fever with cough physical examination is i suggest you to get him examined by pediatrician for proper management.
In the meantime give acetaminophen for fever 6 hourly.
Give plenty of fluids,lukewarm water will be soothing.

Wishing your child good health.
God bless
Answered: Sun, 24 Feb 2013
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