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unsure whats wrong

Postby gemmabray on Sat May 17, 2014 9:53 am

3 year old child has had cough since October and has an inhaler and I've been giving her piriton as unsure if she has an allergy to something? Shes also had a runny tummy for 5 days now
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Re: unsure whats wrong

Postby MaryEWalker on Mon Aug 28, 2017 6:43 am

Have you consulted a doctor?
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Re: unsure whats wrong

Postby shaillythomas on Wed Sep 06, 2017 7:54 am

Maybe it is an allergy, you should consult with a doctor
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Re: unsure whats wrong

Postby Dr Kate Swan on Thu Feb 08, 2018 12:14 pm

It would be sensible to go and see your GP to have your child reviewed. It could be a post viral cough which can be prolonged but it might be a symptoms of asthma and they may need to change inhalers. They can also assess whether there is any indication of aeroallergens causing the problem.
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