Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: Zee | 2010/09/08

Q.

coughing anf throwing up

My 1 year 3months old daughter is teething and at night i dont sleep at all because she coughs and throws up. The voice is even gone because she coughs too much.

Is there anything i should be worried about?

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

You should be worried as your daughter has got whooping cough. There is a lot of this illness going around now. Children with whooping cough can cough like this for 3 months or longer. So you should take her to see a doctor and tell the doctor that your daughter has whooping cough.

The information provided does not constitute a diagnosis of your condition. You should consult a medical practitioner or other appropriate health care professional for a physical exmanication, diagnosis and formal advice. Health24 and the expert accept no responsibility or liability for any damage or personal harm you may suffer resulting from making use of this content.

Want to comment?

Thanks for commenting! Your comment will appear on the site shortly.
Thanks for commenting! Your comment will appear on the site shortly.