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19/02/2014 at 08:21
19/02/2014 at 08:27
They can't do anything for a cough but they probably should check him over. There may be an underlying cause for the cough which they can do somethign about, if that makes sense?
19/02/2014 at 08:47
I'd take him just because it's been going on so long, but like QI says they possibly won't do a lot - I know when C was a baby and had a cough nearly all winter, they eventually gave us an inhaler and spacer thing, but actually getting him to put it over his face was almost impossible. He still seems to have a cough thoughout the winter on and off, although it's not been too bad this year. x
19/02/2014 at 09:08
Yes I would take him
19/02/2014 at 09:19
Yes I would. When I had this with Louie he had a chest infection
19/02/2014 at 09:22
Thanks, I've tried to get him an appt but there isn't any for 10 days so the receptionist took my number and is going to give me a ring if there's any cancellations.
19/02/2014 at 09:58
Were there no appointments with another Dr?
19/02/2014 at 10:09
That's crap about the appointments - I know at my doctors if you ring certain times of the day (8.30am and 2pm I think) you can almost always get in the same day for something that can't wait.
19/02/2014 at 11:51
if he has a chest infection they will give anti b. place your hand on hisback and get him to breathe in and out? does he feel like hes rattling? if so its prob his chest. docs wont do anything for a cough on its own though.
19/02/2014 at 17:39
I thought they had to see a child that day?
19/02/2014 at 19:56
Put Vicks on his feet at bedtime and cover with socks. Works a treat!
20/02/2014 at 09:04
They will only see him if it's an emergency. Ally I've been doing that every night, I've got through 2 tubs in a month.
20/02/2014 at 10:02
They can't see him til next Friday so I'm going to take him to a walk in centre this afternoon.
20/02/2014 at 16:18
Hope he feels better soon.
21/02/2014 at 11:38
21/02/2014 at 11:44
Good job you followed your instinct and got him checked out SW. Hope the antibiotics kick in soon and he's better asap.
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