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Cold symptoms for nearly a year

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DAC1974 Fri 03-Mar-17 21:58:10

My 2yr old daughter has suffered cold like symptoms for nearly a yr.Doctors put it down to teething, being in nursery or just a cold. She has a blocked nose, coughing, constipation and has become a really fussy eater.She is also violently sick 4-7 days out of a month.aside from this she is a healthy happy wee girl.has anyone one else has the same issues? Is it possible it could be an allergy the dairy ? Just need help doc are jyst useless..

Comealongpond89 Sat 04-Mar-17 17:46:10

How long has she been in nursery? My dd has been in nursery for 7 months (she's 20 months) and has been ill with various things from coughs, conjunctivitis, ear infections for the whole time. I work at a dr surgery so interact with Dr's a lot. Apparently children in nursery catch up to 12 infections a year. I was also a nursery nurse for 8 yrs. If she's sick a lot and has a mucus cough takin her off dairy might help. No harm in trying alternatives. Hope this helps smile

SomedayMyPrinceWillCome Sat 04-Mar-17 19:46:51

Have you considered dietary intolerances? Dairy springs to mind with those symptoms but I am by no means an expert

DAC1974 Sat 04-Mar-17 22:08:17

That was my thoughts to.I have stopped all dairy as of thur night so 2 full days so far, she isn't as bad tonight.She hasn't had any other problems since starting nursery a yr ago apart from the usual colds ( with a temp) . I'm just sick of being fobbed off ..if keep her off dairy helps then going to demand a allergy test ..thanks for confirming my thoughts on a dairy free diet ..

sniffle12 Sat 04-Mar-17 22:18:41

Not sure about the vomiting but also consider respiratory allergies.... dust/pets/pollen being the big ones. Blocked nose and a cough are characteristic of chronic rhinitis (respiratory allergic reaction).

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