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Our two year old granddaughter, just had a bad cold, cough

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our two year old granddaughter, just had a bad cold, cough etc... It has now come back with a hacking cough, almost making her sick, & a runny nose, thank you.
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Thomas, MD replied 9 months ago.
HiWhat is your question?
Customer: replied 9 months ago.
Hi,
Our two year old Grandaughter, recently overcame a cough, cold, snotty nose etc... We have all had it, quite nasty too. Our daughter, started again with a cough & cold, so did her daughter, yesterday, same hacking cough, temperature, off their food.
Expert:  Dr. Thomas, MD replied 9 months ago.
I still don't see a question hereI understand the situationWhat do you want to know medically?
Customer: replied 9 months ago.
I am sorry, actually I started off asking what Homeopathic remedy to give our granddaughter, age two, for a second dose of a cold, and now a hacking cough in nearly three weeks.( we have all had it) our daughter has just started again, also today for the second time. Thank you.
Expert:  Dr. Thomas, MD replied 9 months ago.
OKFirst of all when things recur you need to worry about secondary bacterial infection.If the belladona worked and the symptom picture has not changed, it should be repeated.If there are new symptoms, let me know what they arePlease listList what makes them bettor or worseList her emotional and mental symptoms as well
Customer: replied 9 months ago.
Many thanks, ***** ***** have one pink cheek which makes me think she could still be getting a big tooth through also, she is very weepy, which she normally not a weepy child, also a good eater. I was thinking about Drosera 6 ?
Customer: replied 9 months ago.
She is very blonde & tall for her age, like her parents.
Expert:  Dr. Thomas, MD replied 9 months ago.
Please answer my questions above
Customer: replied 9 months ago.
Okay, If it is okay with you, I will let you know how she is tomorrow, & how she sleeps during the night,
Thank you.
Expert:  Dr. Thomas, MD replied 9 months ago.
ok
Customer: replied 9 months ago.
Hi, our Grandaughter is much better today, thank you, she only woke up once during the night. She seems cough free up to now, I am pleased to say. I mentioned the hair colour etc of child & parents, as my old Homeopathic Doctor took hair & eye colour as part of which tablets to prescribe, thank you for your help. Jackie
Expert:  Dr. Thomas, MD replied 9 months ago.
You are welcome anytime.Any questions.You will have to find me in medical for homeopathic questions.Use a long request lock and "For Dr. Thomas only" in the title.State the question as "Dr. Thomas, I have a question."that 's it, and wait for me.I am not only a double board certified MD, but a classical homeopath as well.good luck. OK, so that is an initial answer….Please use reply to expert if you have further questions. When you are ready, please click a positive rating [hopefully excellent]. If you forgot something, come back. I am here daily.

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