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

Date : 30-Nov-2014
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User:I discussed with you about my daughter yesterday
Doctor:Yes, remember
User:she didn't get fever since yesterday; However, she continued to cough, during Night
User:we continued all the medicines suggested.
Doctor:Are you giving any cough syrup?
Doctor:Ok I will suggest her Ambroxal expectorant cough syrup, twice a day
Doctor:you can get this syrup with local doctor prescription
User:You still think, Antibiotic is not required. Usually around this time, we used to give C-TAX or
User:Augmentin Dio
Doctor:I suggest give 5 ml
Doctor:No, since she is not having fever, i will not suggest
Doctor:It seems like mild upper respiratory tract infection
Doctor:mostly viral infection, which may not require antibiotics
User:okay. cough syrup of 5 ml should help as of now
Doctor:since she is having running nose, it may cause post nasal congestion and gives cough
Doctor:yes , it will help to cough with sputum
Doctor:give steam inhalation and cetrizine
User:Thank you.
Doctor:Do you have any more queries?
User:No. Thanks again
Doctor:Thanks for visiting me here. Bye for now.
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