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Regarding runny nose and coughs once a month

Postby aktiv.e » Fri Apr 19, 2013 4:16 pm

Hi parents,

i have a 3-4 year old boy who has been having runny nose and coughs with mild fever once a month for the past half year. Do you have similar experiences you would like to share? My main concern is whether this frequency of runny nose and coughs is normal for the 3-4 age group. What are the most probable causes?

Thanks.

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Re: Regarding runny nose and coughs once a month

Postby janet88 » Fri Apr 19, 2013 4:42 pm

aktiv.e wrote:Hi parents,

i have a 3-4 year old boy who has been having runny nose and coughs with mild fever once a month for the past half year. Do you have similar experiences you would like to share? My main concern is whether this frequency of runny nose and coughs is normal for the 3-4 age group. What are the most probable causes?

Thanks.

My son had this problem when he first attended nursery...4 years old then. Fever, cough, runny nose, sore throat when school reopened. Then in July and sep after the holidays, cycle starts again. Almost took him out of kindy. This went on for 2 years until his immunity built up. Kids in childcare would experience this too, in enclosed areas.

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Re: Regarding runny nose and coughs once a month

Postby cherrygal » Sun Apr 21, 2013 9:33 pm

My PD said this is quite normal esp for kids in childcare. Give more Vit C or multivitamins to build immunity. Make sure the kid takes enough water and nutritious food. When they reach 5 or 6, it gets less often. Don't worry so much.

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Re: Regarding runny nose and coughs once a month

Postby janet88 » Tue Apr 23, 2013 7:27 am

cherrygal wrote:My PD said this is quite normal esp for kids in childcare. Give more Vit C or multivitamins to build immunity. Make sure the kid takes enough water and nutritious food. When they reach 5 or 6, it gets less often. Don't worry so much.


kids are not exposed to virus before kindy...i remember son fell sick less often when he was in k2.

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