Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
151 Doctors are Online

3 weeks old sneezes , coughs with a wheezy sound. Dr. prescribed Mucolite drops for throat infection. Is this ok ?

Hi .... m ydaughter is 3 weeks old. She sneezes and coughs sometimes followed by wheezing sound. Otherwise she sleeps (no wheezing) well and feeds. No fever etc .... Ped says she has throat infection and no chest infection/cough. He has prescribed Mucolite drops. Is the diagnosis and prescription ok ? How long should we watch her . and what signs of improvement/worsening should we notice.. before we again to take her the ped?
Asked On : Fri, 10 Aug 2012
Answers:  1 Views:  210
Report Abuse
Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on Google+
Question is related to
Diseases and Conditions
General & Family Physician 's  Response
Hi, Scpattan,
Thanks for query.
It seems that your daughter is having allergic rhinitis.
As there is no fever,viral or bacterial infection may not be there.
Continue with the medicine prescribed still for 2-3 days.
Meanwhile if she gets fever or cough then consult pediatrician.
Ok and bye.
Answered: Sat, 11 Aug 2012
I find this answer helpful
Disclaimer: These answers are for your information only and not intended to replace your relationship with your treating physician.
This is a short, free answer. For a more detailed, immediate answer, try our premium service [Sample answer]


Loading Online Doctors....
© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor