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I'm worried about my 9y old son. He has 2 weeks irritating

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HI, I'm worried about my 9y old son. He has 2 weeks irritating cough which is couple of days like a barking from the chest. Also his temperature is going up over 39 then after paracetamol goes down but within 4-5 hours again up. I did try to arrange app with our GP Today morning but receptionist told me cough can take up to 7 weeks, He can't sleep over night, he was vomited 2x after very bad 2-3 mins cough. He is breathing very hard. Do you think, lady on reception was right and should I wait couple more days If he will be better? He was already taking ventoline spray, I did buy bronchial balsam for irritating cough, and giving him 1 Dithiaden before a night.
JA: How long have you been dealing with the cough? Are you having any other symptoms?
Customer: Now it is 3th week. Other symptoms as described, sometimes he is like catching breath, he complaining about headache and high temperature
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the Doctor should know?
Customer: He had 2x chest infection - 1st 2y old and second around 5y old. Also he been treated in hospital for big nodes on his neck with problems to move, he been on antibiotics 4 weeks in row. He been around 3.5 y old
Submitted: 12 days ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  wieyedoc replied 12 days ago.

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