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Child taking antibiotics after appendectomy. Has cough and cold. How to protect wound?

My 9 year old son had an appendoctomy three weeks ago after his appendix ruptured...he was in hospital for twelve days. He is still on antibiotics , which finish in five days ( ciprofloxacin - 500mg bd) but has developed a nasty cough/ cold , which is going around the family..what should I do to protect his wound? He also isnt eating much, which i can understand because he probably feels so rough. He still complains of pain in his tummy, which surprisingly is in and around his belly button and has bouts of bloating , he is going to the toilet fine though. Thank you
Asked On : Tue, 27 Nov 2012
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Feb 2013
Give one cold and cough syrup to decrease the cold and cough. And for bloating of belly give antacids like gelucil or digiene syrups
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