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Old 06-02-2009, 05:49 AM   #15
Join Date: May 2009
Location: Virginia, USA
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jjbee33 HB User
Re: child with cronic cough only at home

Originally Posted by jennybyc View Post
No, it wouldn't be RLS in a child but repetative movement and possibly the coughing could be Tourette's Syndrome, a neurological disorder where kids develop "tics", actions they repeat for no known reason. It's controllable with medication so mention it to your pediatrician along with the lung problems.

gentle hugs.........Jenny
Looked up info about Tourette's Syndrome...could be. Also the tics could be caused by stress because of the cough, so I read. I will keep working on it and Thank you, this forum has been most helpful.