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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: 2 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 2 years 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:
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Most unsatisfactory almost 1 hour waiting for reply please refund and close account
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 2 years ago.
I replied instantly and waiting for your follow up question.Do you have any further question?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
You never answer my reply just close account please
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 2 years ago.
This is a different expert.
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
acid reflux
other lung problem.
Take him to his doctor.
Don't self treat after a week.
Good luck.
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Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Just refund and close account please this is my third request for you to do so thanking you
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 2 years ago.
WE don't handle that either
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