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Childhood-diseases

Question
Posted by: mom | 2007/12/06

Q.

Cough

Hi Doc

I need to find out that my son is a very sick child
he is now 2.5yrs he has developed a bad cough that he throws up when he coughs. what would this mean. is he very ill or is it just the regular cold going around.
he also has a runny nose and his head feels a bit warm. Pls can you help me

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

This sounds like whooping cough.Please have your son seen by his paediatrician.

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