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Suggest treatment for cold and cough in a child - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 14-Dec-2014
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User:hi doctor
User:my younger son has cold cough and congestion
User:he was coughing a lot in the morning starting a 3 am
Doctor:May I know the age of your son?
User:he is 5
User:i am residing in XXXXXXX and it is cold
Doctor:Are you giving any medication?
User:not yet
User:he could not go to school because of this
User:what medication do you suggest
Doctor:Ok I suggest him Cetrizine syrup 5 ml once a day
Doctor:Nasoclear nasal saline drops
Doctor:instill 2 drops in each nostril as many as times in a day
User:i gave him steam in the morning and he was feeling better
User:thanks for your advice
Doctor:steam inhalation twice a day
Doctor:ok good
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