What causes the child to dry cough?
In a child, dry cough is often a companion of acute respiratory viral infections - pharynx, trachea, larynx enter the viruses, resulting in irritation, inflammation, the mucosa becomes dry, a feeling of tickling and tickling arises in the throat. In such cases, regular moistening of the mucosa is shown, for example, with herbal inhalations with chamomile, calendula, sage, and frequent rinses. Do not forget to ventilate the room regularly. At a bronchial asthma or an allergy on pollen of a grass do not use.
If a child has a dry cough lasting more than three weeks, and other symptoms are usually absent, it is called chronic. Cough can be a sign of many diseases, the most common of which are the following: a runny nose, an allergy, bronchitis, bronchial asthma, as well as getting a foreign body or taking medications.
A very strong or protracted cough can cause somatic or psychological complications that adversely affect the quality of life of the child and those close to him, so if the child has a dry cough that leads to a worsening of the state of health, the doctor should be consulted immediately, as only a specialist can understand the symptoms, differentiate disease and make a diagnosis, and then appoint a course of treatment.