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Posted by: Mariette | 2005/06/09

3 month old has a cough

MY baby of 3months has got a horrible scratchy cough and it sound like his trouht is sore he can barely cry he also does not want to eat, he does not sleep well at night either. He is warm but has no fever. Please help

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Mariette, you can’t wait too long with a baby as young as yours. The fact that he can’t cry might mean that he is to weak or dehydrated and this may lead to serious problems. If it hasn’t cleared up by the time you receive this reply, the best would be to see a doctor ASAP. Good luck.

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Posted by: Sam | 2005/06/10

I would suggest take him to the paed ASAP. A baby that young not eating and drinking can dehydrate very quick and the way Bronchilitice and Gastro and Roto Virus are going areound its best not to take any chances.

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