Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: Antoinette Prinsloo | 2012/04/19

Q.

phlegm

Baby of 3 months has phlegm in chest. It is not in the lungs. some docters say use soya milk others say Nan HA. Since she has been on NAN HA she sleeps restless and the phlegm goes on.

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

Your baby is very young to be having mucous in her chest. You need to find out what is causing this problem. One possibility is that it is due to reflux. Another possible cause is cow's milk allergy.There are other possibilities as well. It is necessary to take your baby to be seen by a paediatrician, preferably a paediatric allergist. There are experts in all the main centres in SA.

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