Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: T | 2010-07-07

Q.

Coughing &  runny nose for almost 6 months!

HI there
My baby has been coughing on &  off since beginning of February. The cough is sometimes wet &  other times dry. His nose is always stuffy &  blocked or running. He has been to the GP several times during this time &  was put on many different antibiotics , cough medicine &  pain &  fever meds. We had his tonsils &  adenoids removed end April &  he breathes a bit easier at night but the snotty nose is still there accompanied with a slight cough now &  again. The last time we went to the GP he suggested taking x-rays just to see what''s happening. We still have to go for the xrays. As a result of the above , he still hasn''t got his 18 months vaccines. He is almost 23 months.

Please help!

Expert's Reply

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Paediatrician

Is your son at a creche as his symptoms strongly suggest the 'creche suyndrome' with repeated respiratory infections. If he is at a creche you should strongly consider an alternative arrangement such as a child minder at home or going to granny during the day.He has needed an operation and has had many antibiotics and medicines to date.Boost his immunity by using Creche Guard daily as well as giving him a probiotic for 10 days per month at least through the winter.Keep his nose clear by using Salex nose drops ywice day and give him Mucospect to clear his chest of mucous. He does not need to have Xrays done.

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Posted by: T | 2010-07-07

Oh , other than this he is his normal energitic playful self &  eats a lot.

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