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12 Dec 2005

sick babes
Hi Doc,
Please could you give me advise on how to help my children. We had a fun day at Warmbaths and unwitingly have all picked up a "bad bug" - extreme sore throat, bad coughing (sounds like a whoop) lots of phlem, pain all over.
My children have got it worst of all. I've been to the doctor and was given anti biotics, I would like to know if there is anything else I could give to boost the immunity and supplement it.
And what would be the best to give for the sore throats.
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01 Jan 0001

Dear Lee,
You could give them an immunebooster like Viral choice C to help them recover, for the sore throats, if they are old enough to keep their mouths open for you , you can spray something like Andolex C at the back of the throat or buy something for them to suck like Cepacaine tablets. If they are small and you are scared that they will choke - you get a lolly that has antibacterial and antipain medication in it. Ask your pharmacist about it.
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