Which antibiotics can treat respiratory ailments like runny nose with cough and phlegm ?
hei, i have 5,1/2 years old son(32 kg, 150cm) who is very prone to respiratory ailments like running nose, cough with phlegm and to worsen the situation fever reaching upto 102.... plz tell me wether frequent administration of antibiotics will have any side effects on his health
The weight and height figures you have mentioned are very high for a 5 1/2 year old child. Is he really 150 cm(5 feet) tall?
The recurrent cough and cold is an allergic problem like allergic rhinitis or asthma, triggered by a viral infection of the upper respiratory tract. There is no need to give him antibiotics repeatedly. Better consult a Pediatrician who can examine and make a proper diagnosis. If your child has Asthma, he may benefit from inhalers. A flu shot every year may also help him. The problem is likely to subside as he grows older. Try giving him Vitamin C chewable tabs daily or even Chavanprash which contains lot of this vitamin derived from Aamla.
I find this answer helpful
You found 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]
I have had flu like symptoms for over a week now. These include headache, cough with green phlegm, eardrum swelling, runny nose, and fever. After a week I got eye infection as well. I consulted a doctor yesterday and she prescribed me antibiotics along with eyedrops. I have also been taking flu tablets which are available over-the-counter. I still don t feel any better and my loss of hearing keeps transferring from one year to the other. Any suggestions?
I have had a persistent productive cough with white colored phlegm that developed in the last year. Also I have a constant runny nose. I feel pretty good except for this nagging cough and am in generally good health. I smoked in the past but infrequently and never more than ten cigarettes in a day. I have quit now for over ten years. I used to be very athletic, Triathlete, martial artist, wrestler, etc., but have been essentially sedentary for the past four years. Also I have sleep apnea and used a CPAP device which I no longer use but use the somnident (mouth piece) device now. For some reason I feel like the CPAP may have some relationship to my presentation. I have seen a specialist and am taking montelukast sodium which seems to help some. Also I used a sampler advair inhaler which seemed to help some. I have done a spirometer and seemed to do very good on the test. No indication of diagnosable disease. I have not been diagnosed but it is suspected that this could be COPD, or a recurrence of childhood asthma which has never affected me in my memory. or allergy related. I don t seemed to suffer from shortness of breath, or excessive fatigue. I sleep well except for occasional coughing spells. I am 55 and do use tobacco (Copenhagen) and don t drink alcohol. Even though I do drive a truck 50-80 hrs/week I still have to load and unload the truck, so that is some exercise but nothing like training four hours a day in my younger days. I am overweight but I don t feel fat. I am but it just doesn t seem to effect me too much. It doesn t bother me. What else might I have.
I have a 2.5 year old daughter (12.5 kgs) who is having cough since last 3 weeks. It looks like dry cough. There is no chest congestion but she has runny nose which is sometimes clear and sometimes yellow. Cough is worst when she sleeps. She was on bricanyl for last 3 weeks with no respite. Now she is prescribed Relent syrup 7 ml twice a day for 5 days and nasal spray Nasivion three times a day for 5 days. Does this look ok ? why would she be coughing so badly for last 3 weeks ? Is it allergy or cold infection which would need antibiotics ?
Hello, My 2 year old had Hepatitus A & B jab last Thursday and became ill with a chesty cough and flu symptoms in the last 48 hours. She is now showing a temperature of 39.2 and has very watery eyes and is pretty upset / whinging, are these symptoms of the vaccine?
Hi I´ve been with a bad infection of throat since 9 days ago, on my 5º day I went to doctor because I knew it wasn´t a flu, I am getting calvepen 666 mg. I still have pain and inflamation in my throat at least I dont have high temperature... but still very worried :( I want to cry because I feel I´m never getting cured and I will die of this as possibly the bacteria is growing stronger . Please I dont know what to do.
My 3 year old daughter has a persistent cough which is keeping her awake at night. During the day we have sprayed with a saline nasal spray which seems to be loosening the mucus and allowing it to be discharged through the nose when sneezing. We do have a neublizer at home and Duolin for our 5 year old son. Would it be appropriate to give this to her? If not what can we do to make it easier for her to have a peaceful sleep? We have had her at the Dr twice in the last 2 weeks. First time she had a viral infection and had a course of anti-biotics. Second time she was running a high temperature and the Dr said that she had full blown flu, prescribed rinex and pain medication. Has started vomiting and dirohea since.
Hi, My child 4 years old was having high feaver and cough for 5 days ,thught to be viral flu and took medication. In the blood checkup his ESR level found at 100. His temperature is normal now but still coughing occationaly and is complaining of pain under the ribcage. Could it be a symptum of TB?
Can an occult infection accelerate PSA levels to a total score of 26? Does a blood and urine test completely rule out an occult infection, or can it still be discovered on a sonogram biopsy? Can a rubber band ligation procedure, or a new...
I have genital herpes as well as chronic Epstein Barr. My employer wants me to take a flu shot which I have not done in years. It has been years since I have even had a cold which I believe is because of the viruses already in my system. With...