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A 39-year-old male asked:

my 5 year old daughter complained about being tired earlier and she lied in bed earlier than her normal bedtime. she has a runny noise now and chest sounds congested. i have nurofen (for children) and calpol (paedietric suspension). can i give her?

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Dr. Philip Schwarzman
Emergency Medicine 47 years experience
It sounds like a viral upper respiratory infection. The only treatment is symptomatic (no antibiotics) so those meds are fine (one or the other)..

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