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Childhood-diseases

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Posted by: mom | 2008/01/21

Q.

cough mixture

HI

i need to know of a good cough mixture to buy,my child has started with this cough it seems as though she gets a tickly feeling by her throat but when she cough's i can also her a crackling sound on her chest like she got phlem on her chest.
can i also buy raw honey and give her maybe a teaspoon a day with the cough mixture she is 2 years old,what medicine would u prescibe for her?

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

Cough mixtures are not very popular in young children and they don't help much. She needs to cough the phlegm out of her chest and you don't want to stop that.You can certainly give her a little honey dissolved in warm water which you allow to cool and add a little lemon juice.

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