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Can I use bells cough syrup for an 8 months old baby, a doctor prescribed it at the General hospital but going through the descrip...
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COUGH SYRUP IS NOT THE TREATMENT FOR COUGH.... Kindly note that most cough are due to viral infections and will resolve on their own....There is no need to give antibiotics....Keep warm, exclusive breastfeeding and avoid any one adult or child with colds. If your child is breathing fast or having fever or breathing with difficulty, it could be pneumonia, kindly see a doctor immediately.... We Paediatricians are usually not comfortable to cough syrup being given first to infants.. I.e below 1 year..... This is because it sedates and makes it difficult for the children to breath well especially a child that has pneumonia with increased work of breathing...
What can one use to treat hard cough and chest pain whenever she cough d breathing looks like middle asthma. She has been taking d...
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Kindly see a Paediatrician... Child may require a Chest Xray to rule out pneumonia or other chest problems. PLS TREAT AS URGENT
My baby is 6 months plus and he has a dry cough, what should I give to him?
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Don't self medicate. Please take your baby to the hospital to be reviewed by a paediatrician in order to ascertain the cause of the cough and for possible management.
Any home remedies for croup cough for a 2year old?
Dr Aina Johnson

Paediatrician

It is important to note that most cough
My baby of 8months has been coughing since Friday and I have been giving her Broncholyte instead of the cough to subside it is of...
Kindly note that most cough and cattarh are usually due to viral infection which will normally run their course with or without any form of treatment
My 3months baby have cough and mild catarrh. Gave him Vit c drops of 0.5mls but the catarrh still sounds like it's blocked while c...
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Babies with cough and catarrh, continue to breastfeed Exclusively and keeping baby warm. Avoidance of smoke and people with cough and catarrh are what to do. No need for medications. If child should develop breathing difficulties kindly take to see a Paediatrician.
My son is 1year 9months has Cough. I have used Tri-dex PE Oral, Tricohist and it seems not to stop.Taken him to hospital but i...
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Dear mom, usually coughs doesn't need medication, it is a viral infection that should be left to run its course it will resolve on its own with or without medication except if it comes with other symptoms like fever or vomiting. If it lasts too long or is recurrent please take your child to see a Paediatrician for proper evaluation and management preferably in a teaching hospital.
I'm a nursing mother of 5month baby am having cough what can I do to cure because I don't want her to get infected. Thanks
Ma'am, you should seek your Doctor's help for medication and wear a face mask or cover your mouth away from the baby to avoid infecting him.
I gave my 5year old daughter a little bitter kola with Tom Tom sweet to chew to stop her cough & catarrh..... She likes to chew th...
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It's dangerous to give your baby Bitter Kola concoctions. Stop the practice!
What can I use to treat her cold then, she is 5years old, the cough syrups don't work for her
First of all the risk factors have to be identified. Your child may be allergic to something ranging from what he eats to environmental factors. Take her to see a paediatrician for proper evaluation and diagnosis
My son has been coughing for two weeks and I've taken him to a paediatrician and she gave him Fleming syrup and vitamin c and he i...
Hello ma'am please take the child back to the hospital for a follow up visit. Meanwhile, go through the articles below on cough.
My baby of 6months has this persistence cough. What do I do pls
Kindly note that most cough and catarrh are due to viral infections and will resolve on their own....There is no need to give antibiotics....Keep warm, and avoid any one adult or child with colds.
My baby of six weeks often throws up some minutes after she's breastfed, she has catarrh and just started coughing. what can I do?...
On your baby throwing up after feed, it is reflux or more properly called Gastro-oesophageal reflux. It basically means food tend to return from the stomach back to the gut....which is the opposite of what is right way.
My baby of 3 months is having catarrh and cough for the past 4-5days now. I tried using hot water to massage his nose and also gav...
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For Babies with cough and catarrh, continue to Exclusive breastfeeding and keeping baby warm. Everything will like resolve on its own.
Good morning everyone. Happy Valentine day,my girl of 5month has been coughing so hard, her doctor first gave us cefuron which we...
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Ma'am, please take the child back to the hospital and request to see a paediatrician for possible examination of the chest. The cause need to be known before treatment.
Good afternoon doctors, please docs my 9-month baby has lately refused to eat and vomits the little she eats, she's running temper...
Dear mom, refusal to eat is the first sign of illness. Did check the temperature with a digital thermometer? What is the reading of the temperature?
Please ma, my 11 month old has cough and catarrh and also vomits all he eats and he was given antibiotics and paracetamol at the h...
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Good evening, please return to your hospital for a review. This is standard practice. On the other hand, cough. And catarrh may be viral and would normally run its course and resolve on its own.
My one year old start vomiting this morning, she is very active, no fever, no cough, or catarrh but she can't hold anything down e...
The most important thing is to KNOW why or the CAUSE of the vomiting and address promptly if and when known. Please kindly take the child to the hospital to see a doctor preferably a paediatrician for further evaluation and treatment.
My daughter has a cough, she is two years. have given her Coflin Syrup and Emzolyn syrup but she still cough and vomit pls tell me...
Kindly note that cough syrup is not recommended for infants especially below the age of 1 year. The most important thing to do is to treat the cause of the cough
My 7 months old daughter has been having a series of cold and cough for some time now. Took her to the hospital and she was given...It's 2 weeks after that and it's back again with full force, she has not been sleeping well because of the cough, blocked nostrils...
Hello ma'am, please note that most cough and catarrh are usually due to viral infection which will normally run their course with or without any medication.