Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: anon | 2012/02/20

Q.

10 month old boy

my 10 month old son recently caught a cold and a slight cough, 3 days now he makes this funny breadthing sound like he gasping for air - its like every now and again? what could this be?

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

I am not sure from your description exactly what is happening with your son, but if he seems to be gasping for breath this is of concern. Your baby should be seen by a doctor so that a proper diagnosis can be made of his illness. Keep his nose clear by using Salex nose drops twice daily.

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