Posted by: Lolo | 2011/07/04


1 month baby coughing

I started coughing about a month ago and my baby also coughs now. I have taken him to 3 doctors but nothing helps.

Expert's Reply



This is a difficult question to answer without being able to see your baby.It is possible that your baby caught the same infection as you have got. This may be a virus infection such as an illness called bronchiolitis which is very common in winter. Bronchiolitis can take up to 6 weeks to clear up. On the other hand it may be more serious.Are the doctors sure that you do not have TB for example?I know that you have already seen 3 doctors but you still do not have a proper diagnosis of the cause of your baby's cough. Your baby should be seen by a paediatrician. If you do not have medical aid then he can be seen at your nearest state hospital with a paediatric department.

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