Childhood Diseases

Posted by: Kim | 2010-07-14


15montld old cough

Good day!

Pls advise what to do: My son has had a cough for about a week now, on Friday we took him for his MMR and the nurse prescribed Bisvopan (something like that) cough mixture and she said that it''ll become worse before it gets better. Cough is mostly at night, but during the day too. The past two nights, after supper, he coughs and then he vomits. The help only told me now that after lunch yesterday, he also coughed and then he vomit. It''s a flemmy cough not a dry one. On saturday midnight he woke up coughing and wanted to vomit, but nothing came out, just spit. I was thinking maybe i should just take him to the doctor.

Expert's Reply



This sounds like an illness which mimics whooping cough called 'parapertussis'.Please take your son to see his paediatrician and tell him that we suspect that he may have parapertussis.

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