It is possible that your younger son has a form of whooping cough. There is a lot of whooping cough going around this winter. It is typical of whooping coiugh that medicines do not help at all. As your older son is at a creche it is very likely that he brought this ilneess home.He does not need an antibiotic and it is now too late to use the medicines which sometimes help if given right at the start of the illness. You can try giving your son Aterax syrup 2.5ml at night and see if this helps his cough.You may need a prescription for the Aterax so first ask your pharmacist. Sometimes this cough can carry on for 3 months.
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