A 44-year-old member asked:
5 year old has a night time cough all night what can i do to help him?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Shah Chowdhury answered
41 years experience Pediatrics
NIGHT TIME COUGH:: Many causes, e.g. Post nasal drip from sinus congestion, simple cold, asthma, gastro-esophageal reflux disease, etc. Because of weather changes, kids are getting more cold/viral illness with cough. Make sure he drinks enough fluid, avoid dairy for 4-5 days, keeps nose clean using saline nasal spray followed by gentle nose blowing. Honey is good for cough. Check with his pediatrician if not better.
Answered on Sep 28, 2016
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