Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: Judith | 2011/05/22

Q.

Coughing

Hi,

My son is 11 months. Last friday he had gastro which cleared up by the monday. The same monday he started developing flu-like symtoms. I took him to the GP and was given Corryx and Broncheze. By the thursday there was no chnage so I phoned the GP and she gave an antibiotic. Its now Sunday, but still his has a very chesty cough and runny nose. He coughs a lot but the phlem doesnt come up, its seems tight. He sleeps well at night and is his normal self otherwise. when should I worry about his chest and how long would it take for his chest to clear up? Its a week now with no change. should I take him to the paed rather?

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Paediatrician

Duplicate question.

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