Dry cough in baby
Hi Doctor, My 11months old baby has severe dry cough during night for more than 10 days which is due to the weather condition ( in Mumbai) & its allergic it seems, she could not sleep continuosly & gets annoyed & cry stubbornly till she fall sleep, this gets continued thru out the night, she is...
Some remedy for cough and flum
Hi, my baby boy who is 3 years old has flum in his Throat. when he is coughing I am able realize it; could you please tell me some tips for remedy.
Cough, runny nose. Treatment?
Hello Doctor I have a 5mnth old son and he has been struggling with a persistant cough I gave him prospan but it didn t help now he is drinking bronkese compound which I bought at the chemist.The coughing has stopped but now we are struggling with a runny nose,at nights he cries a lot when he...
Suggest treatment for cough with wheezing
Hi...I have a 2 years old baby girl and she is having cough from last 3 weeks and breathing trouble...when her blood tests were done her WBC was 16...that means that she has infection...she was given antibiotic for 5 days....but still she is coughing and having breathing sound...what is the...
Nasobronchial allergic cough in kids
Hello Doctor , My 2 year 2 month old daughter is diaognised to have naso- bronchial allergy . I am allergic to dust and molds and i get persistent running nose and sneezing when i expose myself to any of them. I guess my daughter have it from me. I daughter seem to be allergic to dust. I do not...
Child hyperventilates and coughs when crying. Connected to asthma?
My baby gets really upset when she s hungry, tired or just after getting her out of the bathtub. She cries so hard she starts to hyperventilate and cough . Asthma runs in my family and I also get hyperventilating issues when I have panic attacks. Could this be connected? And how do I console her...
3 Month old baby with very bad cough
hi Doc can you please advice my 3 month old Neice has a terrible cough and bad chest ... Doctors refuse to give her anything. she cries so much when she coughs as it must hurt so bad.
I had brochitis i have been taking an anhaler and drinking liquids but it has calmed down alot but, when i do cough now i cant swallow seconds after the cough.
Cough and inability to swallow may not be related. You can wait until till the cough improves significantly and review the symptoms.
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what does chronic cough mean. he has no cough fever or any breathlessness.how can you suspect chronic cough or asthma when he doesn't have any clinical symptoms
Chronic cough is said to be present if a person has cough for more than 6 weeks to 2 months.You got to have cough as a symptom if you are having chronic cough.
Fever may or may not be present.
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Cause of occurence of cough and cold has to be evaluated clinically ,especially in children.
Respiratory tract infections has to be ruled out.
Usually for cold-phenylephrine hydrochloride and chlorpheniramine maleate containing syrup is given for child.
Regading the severity of cough,prednisolone or ambroxol hydrochloride containing syrup has to be administerd
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