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Posted by: Thabang | 2008/08/14

Cough at night only


My daughter is 8 year old - Does not have flu or any thing of that matter, but she cough everynight during her sleep. Can there be a reason to that. Her cough carry' s on until the mid morning where by I find it difficult to sleep at night.

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Dear Thabang
She may have asthma! Asthmatic children often only have coughing especially when the air cools down. Ask your doctor to refer her for a lung function test.
Dr Bets

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