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What can i give a 4 yr boy with a dry cough

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What can i give a 4 yr boy with a dry cough for about the last week
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 10 months ago.
Hi there,This is Dr Basu, experienced Internal Medicine Specialist.I am here to address your concerns and provide great service.Most common cause is seasonal allergies.Hence guaifenesin and a n antihistamine loratadine 5 mg daily should help.However, he should be sen by his doctor also to check for any lung infection.The cough usually improves in 2 weeks or so usually.Best wishes,It was my pleasure to help you today.If I have answered all your questions, Please rate my response Excellent (click on the 5th star).Please bookmark my profile for fast, reliable authentic answers!This is the link to my profile:http://www.justanswer.com/medical/expert-mysticdoc/
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I replied instantly and waiting for your follow up question.Do you have any further question?
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Expert:  Dr. Thomas, MD replied 10 months ago.
Hello
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We are site users as you are.
We have no control over site delays.
In fact, I have a much different answer for you.
A dry cough for a week should be evaluated if you have not seen any improvement.
Most over the counter medicines have not been shown effective in children, and in fact many cause harm.
A dry cough can be from
infection
asthma
allergy
acid reflux
other lung problem.
Take him to his doctor.
Don't self treat after a week.
Good luck.
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