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Suggest cure for persistent cough

my 16 month old daughter has had a cold for the past 3 weeks but since last friday it has settled in her chest, coughing and wheezing mostly in the morning and at night but since then she has had very runny nappies 7 to 8 a day and not sleeping at night. what could this be? a week before that she had vomit and diahorrea and I sent a stool sample off it came back as having bronchilitis in it.
Tue, 19 May 2015
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Pathologist and Microbiologist 's  Response
Hi i did review your concern,
I would advice you to consult a pediatrician and rule out cough variant asthma here. The treatment is beta agonist drugs and inhalers and she will feel much better. Chronic cough can also be due to pertussis infection in which case she will need cough suppressants.
I hope this helps
Let me know if you have any more questions for me
Wish you and your daughter a very good health.
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