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19 Sep 2006

"almost" Continious phlegm
Hi
My son, who is now 6mths, was in hospital at 10 weeks with Bronchiolitis. Since then the phlegm clears for 2 or 3 weeks, and then returns, in August he was in hospital again for 2 nights with alot of phlegm, the doc then put him two puffers (Venteze and Inflammide) the phlegm still clears for 2 or 3 weeks, and then returns, I am losing hope as to what to do next, it seems that he just produces phlegm all the time. Any suggestions would help. He is drinking Nan Lactose Free milk, having baby cereal in the morning, and plain veg (ie. butternut/carrot/squash) in the evening, I have not introduced any fruit yet.

Regards
Dor
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childhood diseases
paediatrician

01 Jan 0001

There are many causes of these symptoms in young babies. The most likely cause in your baby is reflux. Please ask your doctor if he/she thinks that this could be the problem.
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