Childhood Diseases

Posted by: Zee01 | 2011-08-01


Runny nose

Hello again!

I took my son back to the doctor on Saturday, because his cough started sounding worse....
I am still hesitant to start the antibiotics the doctor prescribed because my son gets a nappy rash very very quickly....
I still has had no fever, but he has had a runny nose for 3 weeks now, and the last 3 nights he has been coughing very badly.
We suck out his mucus 2 times a day, use sterimar, and have used Iliadin for 3 days now.
What else can I do for this little man?
Especially so that he can sleep??

Thank you once again!
Your advice are very valuable!

Expert's Reply



Thank you.The most important thing you could possibly do for your son is to keep his nose as clear as possible.You may have to use the Sterimar more often and suction his nasal mucous as often as is needed including if he wakes up at night.

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