The Cause Of Coughing Up Vomiting In Children Aged 3 Years?
My 3.5-year-old child has been coughing for 4 weeks of walking, every time coughing is always vomiting and very disturbing at night and afternoon rest because of coughing and vomiting. 20,760 … What are the causes of cough that causes such leukocytes? What extra care can I do for my child? And what restrictions should I protect every day?
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Related to the prolonged cough experienced by the mother child, it should be noted and delivered the following things, i.e.
- Does coughing out phlegm if yes what color is sputum
- Does coughing sound like shrill or barking or like holding your breath
- Are there other symptoms such as fever or vomiting or weight loss or the child appears weak
- Is complete immunization
- Do parents or close relatives have a similar history or cough
- Does the child have a history of allergies
Based on the things that are conveyed the things that may be experienced by the mother is
- Special lung infection in the form of tuberculosis
- Respiratory tract infections
- Whooping cough (pertussis)
Special lung infection in the form of tuberculosis is an infectious disease in the lungs by the bacterium Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Symptoms that are felt are coughing> 2 weeks in some conditions accompanied by blood, usually with other symptoms such as mild fever, weight loss or in children is difficult to raise weight, and more often there is exposure from the closest person who is also coughing or diagnosed Tuberculosis because the spread of bacteria is through the sputum (droplet) of the patient.
Respiratory tract infection is an inflammation of the respiratory tract that can be caused by bacteria or viruses or parasites. This will appear to be an infection from the high number of white blood cells (leukocytes) in the blood. Symptoms that are felt are stiff, painful swallowing, usually accompanied by a cold.
Whooping cough (pertussis) is an infection of the lungs associated with the bacterium Bordetella pertussis, the symptoms experienced are initially mild such as sneezing, inflammation of the throat with swallowing pain, watery eyes. After about 1 week it will get worse and look a cough that continues with a long breath accompanied by vomiting. This can occur prolonged for several months.
Some things you can do at home are
- Provide adequate nutrition with plenty of fluids
- Help remove mucus so it doesn't choke
- The child rests a lot
- Stay away from exposure to people with respiratory infections
- Give anti-inflammatory such as paracetamol or ibrofen
It would be better if the child is seen by a pediatrician for a diagnosis of the disease and a comprehensive treatment.
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