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could anyone please advise of a good cough remedy for my child,

he just recovered from a flu, but he's still coughing, cough syrup isnt really helping,,,

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Asked by Anonymous at 3:41 AM on Nov. 6, 2010 in Kids' Health

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  • Depends on the age but dd is 2 and a half and she has a sinus infection. for ger cough, dr told us to give her either Mucinex Cold or this 100 % natural stuff OTC that is simply called cough and cold....

    Answer by SweetLoveofMine at 3:49 AM on Nov. 6, 2010

  • use some vicks on the bottom of their feet and put socks on them over night.. it will alllllll be gone with in a couple of days.. its like magic!

    Answer by Layan82 at 4:45 AM on Nov. 6, 2010

  • sit in a hot steam shower!! and put a humidifier in the bed room!

    Answer by Caroline2010 at 9:47 AM on Nov. 6, 2010

  • honey and cayenne

    Answer by rkoloms at 1:07 PM on Nov. 6, 2010

  • How old is he? DS is 3 (almost 3 1/2) and the ped told us that we can use any OTC cough and cold medicine for him; just follow the package instructions for 4 years old. (He's not a BIG 3 year old either; he's like 33lbs.)

    Answer by mom2ljh at 1:29 PM on Nov. 6, 2010

  • Sometimes a cough is a good thing....have you tried cough drops like Ricola Echinacea Honey Lemon?

    Answer by Carey2006 at 3:35 PM on Nov. 6, 2010

  • I heard about the vicks on the bottom of the feet and a fresh pair of cotton socks and didn't believe it....until i tried it! the results are amazing. and if it doesn't work the first night keep doing it and it will work by the 3rd night...also best time to do this is when they are sleeping

    Answer by wheresthewayout at 1:25 AM on Nov. 7, 2010

  • Vicks vapo-rub (I think?) smells bad, works great.

    Answer by Pnukey at 10:25 AM on Nov. 7, 2010

  • well i'll give you the MODIFIED version of grandmas cough remedy lemon juice and lots of honey in a glass of hot tea (warm if the kid is little) avoid the temptation to add grandmas secret ingredient unless making it for yourself in which case a shot of jack daniels in there ought to be fine. Have him drink it in a warm bath.

    Answer by AprylnAtticus at 6:11 PM on Nov. 7, 2010

  • humidifer, honey, vicks

    Answer by Ashlynnsmommy07 at 10:44 AM on Nov. 8, 2010

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