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My 1 year old daughter has developed a chesty cough over the

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Hello - my 1 year old daughter has developed a chesty cough over the last few days. We took a flight on Friday evening back to the UK which was extremely cold and I think that might have started it. It's got worse over the last few days. We have alternated giving her Neurofen and Calpol, but is there anything else we should give her? We dont want it to get worse
JA: How long have you been dealing with the cough? Are you having any other symptoms?
Customer: Saturday. She has a runny nose now too
JA: Is there anything else the Doctor should know before I connect you? Rest assured that they'll be able to help you.
Customer: no
Submitted: 8 days ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Khizra Naz replied 8 days ago.

Hello My name is***** will try my best to help you.

I am sorry that you are going through this.

Expert:  Khizra Naz replied 8 days ago.

Does she have any fever?

Is she eating and drinking ok?

How is she in herself?

Customer: replied 8 days ago.
no, yes, she seems in herself although bedtime is a struggle
Customer: replied 8 days ago.
is a call my only option?
Expert:  Khizra Naz replied 8 days ago.

NO, We are talking.

Is taking food ok?

Any vomtiing?

Customer: replied 8 days ago.
she is taking food well. No loss of appetite. She has only vomited her bottle up a little when she has coughed
Customer: replied 8 days ago.
no vomiting from sickness
Expert:  Khizra Naz replied 8 days ago.

It's likely viral infection, you need to observe her fever, diet.

If at any point, she decreased food, start vomiting, she might need physical exam and will need antibiotics at that time.

Customer: replied 8 days ago.
should we give her anything else other than the Neurofen and Calpol?
Expert:  Khizra Naz replied 8 days ago.

No. Plenty of fludis.