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my son is dry coughing after pneumonia

My son has got pneumonia on middle of Jan.
Doctor gave him two antibiotics one after the other.
Since then four x-ray report showed that all pneumonia was gone after two weeks.

But after that he is dry coughing since February First week which is almost 4 weeks now.

He coughs only during day time. But when he sleeps there is no coughing.

Please let me know.

Tags: pneumonia
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Hi, this may be due to residual bronchitis or allergy. In consultation with doctor please try some antihistaminc preparation(or steroids) along with bronchodilators for a week or so. Please keep the room humid too. Cough usually takes 4-6 weeks to go.

Codiene linctus along with honey based lozenges could prove to be helpful too but only after consultation with doctor.
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