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Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: at end mum | 2012/08/09

Q.

toddler 4 coughing

my 4 year old is always coughing especially at night the moment you put him down. its been like this ever since he was born, no cough mixture helps, anti biotic will relieve for a few days. HELP

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

If your son coughs immediately when he lies down the most likely cause is a post-nasal mucous drip. The cause of the post-nasal drip is either due to enlarged and infected adenoids or due to sinus infection. It would be best to ask an ENT specialist to see your son.

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