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16 month old cough

A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
16 MONTHS OLD &cough: Cough in a sixteen month old especially at night needs to be ealuated if it is persistent as it cab be due to bronchial asthma and the reatment has to ... Read More

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A female asked:
Dr. Clarene Cress
Specializes in Pediatrics
URI or allergy: It is encouraging to hear that his symptoms are improving, but cough and runny nose with clear mucous is consistent with both a viral infection as wel ... Read More
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Dr. Tom Klein
Dr. Tom Klein answered
45 years experience Aesthetic Medicine
Allergies: Sounds like allergies, I would take him to an allergist to confirm what sort of allergy, but you can give zyrtec (cetirizine) or something similar (Wa ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. LINDILE SOGA
Specializes in
Mucolytic syrup : Ther3 are otc available mucolytics suitable for your child’s age group. Ask your pharmacist to recommend one
Dr. Hilary Petersel
18 years experience Pediatrics
Cough in less than 2: It is best to not use cough and cough suppressants in children under 2. Most of them are not recommended for children under age 4. There are natural ... Read More
A 1-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Bassman
45 years experience Dentistry
Call your Dr.: I would not give your infant anything unless getting the ok from your dr.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Diamond
46 years experience Pediatrics
See Doctor: Enough to see your pediatrician. Could be viral, but pneumonia can not be ruled put.
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mika Hiramatsu
32 years experience Pediatrics
Cool wet air: Breathing in cool moist air is usually helpful. You can sit in the bathroom with the shower on to fill the room with mist, or you can run a humidifie ... Read More
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A 1-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
25 years experience Pediatrics
Cough med in toddler: Most over the counter cough and cold preparations in the children's section are not FDA approved for children under 2 years. Cough caused by post na ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sanford Archer
38 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Saline nose drops: A constant nonproductive cough in children is often due to nasal allergies or acid reflux. Rinsing your child's nose with saline rinses and nose drops ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Time for a visit: The possibilities for a horrible crackly cough range from a chest cold to bronchitis to an asthma flare up or pneumonia.If it is as bad as you describ ... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Novick
43 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Not sure: I certainly sympathize with your problem...Does she also have a fever? Any rash? Has she had anything like this in the past? Unfortunately it sounds l ... Read More
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