Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: LIEZLE | 2010/07/26

Q.

CHRONIC COUGH IN 8 MONTH OLD

Please tell me how to help my son. he has had a bad chest with a cough for the last 3 months. nothing i do helps. i''ve tried nubilising him with pulimort, i gave him cough syrup (mucospect) and i bought a homeopathic cough syrup. his cough is worse at night and there is alot of wheezing and stratching in his lungs. Please give me some advice

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

Your baby seems to have asthma. He is not on the correct treatment for asthma. Please take him to see a paediatrician preferably one with experience in paediatric pulmonology. There are experts in all the main centres in SA.

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