Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: Lmag | 2009/02/19

Q.

Baby coughing

hi Dr

my 20 month old boy started at a nursery school in Jan. he had flu (cough,Fever &  running nose). we took him to a GP and all cleared. now he' s coughing badly that sometimes he will cough and vomit. last nite his body was very hot &  still coughing, i gave him Panado and he slept well. can i give him cough mixture? pls help.

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

Your little boy has whooping cough. Please take him to be seen by a paediatrician. Please inform your paediatrician that you wrote into Health24 and that this is the diagnosis of your child's illness.

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Posted by: Lmag | 2009/02/20

thanks very much Dr. i will take him to the paed.

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