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Dry cough since 3 days

Hi, this is fr my son. He is 3 years and 2 months. Weighs around 21kg n 3ft tall. He has dry cough fr past 3 days, regular chericough syrup was 3 times, 4ml per time. Cough still persists though home remedy of honey was occasionally tried too. Pls prescribe further. Thanks.
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Dr. Sreenath S Manikanti
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I agree with Dr Rahul Verma. Just to add to that, if the cough is worse @ night, find out if your son is has wheeze by consulting a pediatrician.  Some children start wheezing after viral infection. They may need medicines  to relieve wheezing.
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Dr Rahul Varma
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Do not worry too much.. It will take time.. Cough can persist till 2 weeks. Watch for danger signs like fast breathing (>40/min), poor feeding, persisting high grade fever, not passed urine for 10 hours. If there is no danger sign and child is otherwise active and alert and playful; do not worry. In children most infections are viral and it takes times. If symptoms persists it is better to consult nearby doctor.
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