Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: jane | 2010/09/01

Q.

coughing toddler

my son has an off and on cough ever since he started creche from 9months old
he is now 18 months, what can i do to help, the paed gave him venteze pump and flexitoid, he doesnt cough everyday but more often in the month, please help me

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

It sounds as if your son's cough may be due to asthma. He may need to be on more regular treatment especially giving him Singulair at night.Please speak to your paediatrician about this.

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