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Childhood-diseases

Question
Posted by: power | 2008/01/25

Q.

NIGHT COUGHS

Hi

My 14month old daughter just started coughing at night and after that she wheeze and then mucus comes out at times Ive been giving her a cough mixture but it does not seem to help should I be worried the temperature is ok.

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

This sounds like the start of asthma. Typically asthma starts with a night cough at this age and with wheezing. Please ask your paediatrician to see her.

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Posted by: Anonymous | 2016/08/15

I have post nazel drip and a tickle in my throat what can I take for it?

Reply to Anonymous
Posted by: twinmum | 2008/01/25

Hi there

been through the same thing

it turns out that when i had changed my babies formula to NIDO at 12 months - this had gotten worse.

what formula is she on?
could it be alergy related
could she just have bronchiolitis
a bad post nazel drip

Reply to twinmum
Posted by: kkb | 2008/01/25

my daughter suffered the same and was diagnosed with a type of asthma. Rather get to the doc.

Reply to kkb
Posted by: Mom2three | 2008/01/25

Hi

I would rather take her to the Dr, especially because she is wheezing.

If you have a nebuliser at home, I would suggest you start nebulising her with Saline solution 3 - 4 times a day, till you get her to the Dr. He will probably prescribe Combivent and Pulmicort to nebulise her.

In the mean time, get some ACC200 Tablets. Give her half of 1 tablet (dissolved in water) in the mornings and the other half of the table (dissolved in water) in the evenings. This should help loosen the phlem.

Good luck

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