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01 Apr 2003

CHRONIC COUGH
MY EIGHT YEAR OLD SON HAS HAD THIS COUGH NOW FOR MORE THAN A MONTH. AT NIGHT IT IS WORSE THAN DAYTIME. HE HAS BEEN ON TWO LOTS OF ANTIBIOTICS SO FAR AND NOTHING
HAS HELP - I HAVE ALSO USED OLD REMEDIES - OILIE BLARE AND A FLANNEL VEST -HOME MADE
COUGH MIXTURES AND EVEN AN X-RAY AND STILL HE IS THE SAME. WHAT ELSE CAN I USE
TO STOP THIS.
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CyberDoc
CyberDoc

01 Jan 0001

ABE, it sounds like it might just be post viral infection irritation and this may take up to 6 weeks to clear up, or it might be that he has asthma. In both cases an asthma preparation like Seretide® will work, but my advice is to take him to a paediatrician first and have a proper diagnosis made. Good luck.
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