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Persistant cough

(5 Posts)
CallOfTheRiled Sat 30-Nov-13 15:38:51

My grandson(aged 10 months) has recently started going to nursery 3 days a week. For the last 3 weeks he has had a persistent cough. He doesn't have a raised temperature or any difficulty breathing, so they don't want to start antibiotics. I was wondering whether its worth me offering to buy a humidifier. Does anyone have any experience of these, or any other suggestions? Thanks in advance.

lljkk Sat 30-Nov-13 15:44:22

I've had my head over steaming cups of hot water to try to settle my cough, might be worth a try.

ThermoLobster Sat 30-Nov-13 15:46:24

My two girls are coughers and humidifiers definitely helped them at night. Try rubbing Vicks on his feet as well.

CallOfTheRiled Sat 30-Nov-13 15:48:00

Thank you. Vicks on his feet?!

Pleaseputyourshoeson Sat 30-Nov-13 19:42:37

Yep Vicks on soles of feet works wonders!

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