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Please help, what I thought was a cold is getting worse

(3 Posts)
Sherida Sun 25-Oct-09 10:59:39

For a few days my DD 20 months has had a little cough. Last 2 days' its turned into a real hacking cough complete with runny bum, streaming nose and eyes but she's been her usual happy self. Today she's totally lethargic, and keeps rolling her eyes, and squinting at light. There's no rash but there is a bit of a temp. Is this normal or do I run to A&E like the panicky first time parent that I am!

Sherida Sun 25-Oct-09 12:23:49

I think she's just got a really bad cold, calpol took the temp down and she's picked up a bit. Anyone else having this?

PacificWerewolfwoohood Sun 25-Oct-09 12:26:07

Phone NHS24 and get her seen at an out-of-hours centre by a GP. Not an A+E job.

Hope she is better soon. smile

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