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Will applying brandy on chest of a child help treat cough?

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Posted on Wed, 21 Oct 2015
Question: it is advisable to rub brandy on 4 yes old child,s chest for cough treatment?
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Answered by Dr. Iven Romic Rommstein (5 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
No

Detailed Answer:
Hi and welcome to hcm.
this is not reasonable and there is no any proved effect of such methods. I suggest to get for her some official anticough syrup,give her not fluids,vitamin c and chamomile tea. wish you good health. Regards
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Will applying brandy on chest of a child help treat cough?

Brief Answer: No Detailed Answer: Hi and welcome to hcm. this is not reasonable and there is no any proved effect of such methods. I suggest to get for her some official anticough syrup,give her not fluids,vitamin c and chamomile tea. wish you good health. Regards