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    Hi Everyone

    I am hoping that other parents have some remedies that have help their LOs with a constant cough.

    DS (28 months) had a cold 2 weeks ago and now still has a on and off again runny nose (more off then on) but the biggest problem now is a constant cough and at least 8 times a day he is coughing until he throws up the little that he is drinking and eating tonight it has been yellow so I am guessing that is his stomach bile. When he isnt coughing he is his normal happy little self so I am just hoping that someone can help me with something to help relieve it a little.

    So far we have tried his ventolin, steamy bathroom, humidifier of a night, not letting him run around (near impossible). Does anyone else have any ideas that may help?

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    Sounds like whooping cough to me. A visit to the GP is definitely in order. Coughing until throwing up is Whooping cough until proven otherwise.

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    See your GP. DD had a nasty cough recently, turned out to be an ear infection. All cleared up now with some ABs.

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    Thanks Ladies, I will book him into the GP as soon as he has an appointment.

    If anyone has any ideas though on things I can do tonight to help that woudl be greatly appreciated. The poor little man is laying in bed coughing constantly

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    Default Relief for a constant cough???

    Is his head elevated? Heaps of pillows always helps me to stop coughing at night.

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    Default Relief for a constant cough???

    I had a bad cough last year that went on for weeks. Hot drinks, lozenges, humidifier and keeping my throat warm with a scarf helped too. As did sipping water when I felt an attack coming.

    Harder when they are little, but hopefully the Dr can sort things out for you.

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    Def drs or Emergency ASAP! Otherwise I would give nurofen a try as its an anti inflammatory as well and may open the airways a bit. But I'm not a dr :-) good luck

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    Default Relief for a constant cough???

    Does neurofen open their airways?? I was told neurofen wasn't suitable for asthmatics so assumed it had the opposite effect. OP I agree a doctors visit is definitely due. Hope your little one is better soon. It's so awful when they're sick! Let us know how you get on.

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    Yes nurofen is not recommended for asthmatics.

    DS2 and I have had Influenza A in the last few weeks, the cough is lingering. Definitely see a Dr. codeine can help with drying up snot and helping with coughing but I wouldn't give it without consulting a Dr first.

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    Missed where it said child was an asthmatic ? Again drs should be first consulted of course! Just going by when my DD has had croup and constantly coughing we give her nurofen (mostly for night time) which helps her.


 

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