You are welcome.Your son appears to have a bad cold and a chest infection, probably bronchiolitis, which is caused by a virus infection. This illness usually lasts for at least 10 days. You seem to think that he is starting to get better. The doctor did not want to start an antibiotic as he thought that your son had a viral illneess. Your baby seems to be over the worst now and you are treating him correctly. There does not seem to be a good reason to start an antibiotic at this late stage in his illness.
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