Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: Mandie | 2009-04-24

Q.

coughing

Hi there. My son is 16 months old and has devoloped a wheesing cough and you can hear his chest scratching. This is mostly at night and when it is cold. What can i give him. He has just had tonsolitus and got antibiotics. I have been giving him broncease. But this does not seem to be working. Should i rather take him to the doctor or is there sometihing i can give him at home. Thank you very much

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

Your baby has a viral illness called bronchiolitis. he will get better by himself wthout medicines after about 10 days. Keep his nose clear by using Salex nose drops twice a day.

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