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Ways to get rid of cough in a baby - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   how do i get rid of a 17 week old babys cough?
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   I will help you in that
Doctor :   Does the baby have just cough or fever as well?
User :   both
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Is the baby active?
User :   not really all he is doing is sleeping
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Are you breastfeeding?
User :   no
User :   bottle feeding
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Then I suggest you to see a Pediatrician
Doctor :   and get the baby examined once
Doctor :   bcos usually mother's milk has a protective effect
Doctor :   but since the baby is bottle-fed
Doctor :   such immune factors wont be present.

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