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My son has a painful cough, head, body hurts. He's 5 1/2. I gave him Zarbees honey cough syrup last night, seemed to get worse. What else can I do?
Cough/cold: Please treat pain symptoms with something like Tylenol or Ibuprofen to help him feel better. I like your choice for cough med - sometimes though, nothing works for coughs, They need to cough to clear increased mucous. Humidity will often help if irritation in airways, so take him in shower and spend 15-30 minutes in the steam. Push a lot of fluids. If short of breath or high fever, to see doctor. ...Read more
Multiple causes: If your child has had a cough for 3 weeks or more, a visit to your doctor is indicated. Some causes may be related to prolonged infections of the lung, ears, sinuses, reflux/aspiration/, TB, asthma, in this age group. Postnasal drip/nasal congestion can be relieved with saline rinses for children. PRMG Pediatrics fax 858 259 9689 for ?s /review of records ...Read more
2 year old has a cold w/ persistent cough. Been giving her a honey based cough syrup, vapo rubs, and motrin at bedtime, prn. It's been 4 days.Check-up?
My throat is very sore and hurts to swallow. My tonsils are inflamed. Honey helps and cough drops don't. What can I do to get rid of my sore throat?
My grandson is coughing every few seconds i gave him Advil he has ate a little bit what should I do for the cough I have also givin him honey?
Cough: You have not said how old your grandson is. As the treatment is dependent on his age, if he is under a year of age, honey is not recommended. If cough last for more than a few days then schedule doctor appointment, if he is over a year of age honey is safe. Other cough medication that is over the counter is also not recommended if the child is less than 4years. ...Read more
My 2.5 year old daughter often has a lingering cough 2 weeks after a cold. Can i give her cough medication if yes which one? We just give her honey
Can i give our 3 1/2 year old little remedies cold medicine with cough suppressant in it. Tried honey and natural stuff. Nothing is helping?
NEED SOME PATIENCE:: If honey and natural stuffs not helping, then check with his pediatrician. Some cough is good because it is a natural defense mechanism to clear the upper airway, sinuses and lower respiratory tract. If cough is prolonged, interferes eating, sleeping, then further evaluation needed to rule out asthma, allergy, sinus issue. Otc cough meds has a lot of side effects, not good for kids. ...Read more
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