Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: MEN | 2012/03/19

Q.

Coughing. no appetite and loosing weight

Good Morning, My 6 months baby has been coughing for the last two weeks i took him to the doctor but he only gave him flu start for the cough and M/vite fo appetite but yersterday i realised that he has lost a lot of weight as he is not eating if he eats he start coughing then he vomites what can i do please help im in desperate need.

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

It is almost certain that your baby has whooping cough.Please take your baby to see a paediatrician so that the correct treatnment can be given. The earlier the treatment is started the better,otherwise this illness can last for 3 months or longer.

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