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Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: mother | 2010/07/30

Q.

night cough

Hi doc.

My 2yrs lod son coughs for about alot at night about 1-2 min and then he starts mooning like he is in pain or something last night he threw up after a long cough. this happens an hour or twoo after he sleeps. he does not a a cold nor a high temperature. during the day he coughs but not that badly other thatn that he does not have any symptoms of a cold or flu. should i be worried.

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

It is possible that your son's cough is due to asthma. Another possibility is a persistent post nasal drip. Your son should be sen by a paediatrician so that a proper diagnosis can be made.

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Posted by: anon | 2010/07/30

if its every night - he needs to be checked by a paed - it could be asthma

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