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    Default Cough- kinder wwyd

    DD 5 seems ok, running around eating etc. however she has a pretty frequent dry cough. She also sounds a bit chesty and has complained of a sore throat.

    Assuming she is still like this tomorrow would you send to kindergarten?

    My concern is last year she had a cough for weeks (she will miss so much kindergarten if happens this year and I keep her home)

    And she does seems her normal happy self, maybe bit more tired than usual but I don't want to infect other kids obviously!!

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    No. I don't think it would be fair on the other children and carers.

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    If she's only a couple of days into it and complaining of a sore throat than no I wouldn't. Once the pain passes though then sure, I'd send them. Coughs can hang around for ages in littlies.

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    If she has been tired and complaining of a sore throat too then no, I wouldn't send her

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    I'd probably go to the dr. Only because there is a lot more WC around in some areas. Otherwise if everything else was clear and there is no pain, fever or other signs of illness (just a cough) I would send her.

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    No I wouldn't my DS almost 3 has just been diagnosed with Asthma as he has had a cough for a few weeks now. We had to get certificate from doctors to confirm not contagious before we where aloud to send him to daycare.

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    Not with the sore throat.

    My DS has a cough currently. Last week when it started he was not feeling great so i kept him home.
    This week he still has the cough but is obviously much better so ill send him this week

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    Not with a sore throat. If it was just a post-virus cough then I would send her.

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    As per others - if it was just the dry cough at the tail end of a cold then i'd say ok to send her but with the sore throat and tiredness sounds like she's just getting sick rather than coming out the other end IYKWIM? So I think keep her home so she can rest up and hopefully stop others getting sick too!

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