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Nightime cough - 4 year old

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milkyman Tue 18-Oct-16 09:14:31

Ds is constantly coughing all night - took to gp and have inhalers and asthma appt. In the meantime what tips fo you have that work to help stop coughing at night?

Topsy44 Tue 18-Oct-16 14:15:39

My Dd had a persistent cough at night which turned out to be suspected asthma. She is also 4. We were prescribed a steroid inhaler from the gp and it has worked like magic for her. Her cough only reappears now when she has a cold.

In the meantime, I found that putting Vicks on the soles of her feet and on her chest helped a little. But the only thing that really clears it for us are the inhalers. Hope it gets sorted, I know how worrying it can be.

uhoh2016 Tue 18-Oct-16 15:13:55

Vicks on feet then socks over also on the throat chest and back.

uhoh2016 Tue 18-Oct-16 15:16:50

Also keep him propped up a bit more in bed I find lying flat makes it worse

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