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18 month old coughing at night

A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Amster
Specializes in Pediatrics
Not really: The short answer is "not really" since all the cold remedies are listed for 4 years and up. That said, you can give honey, which is a natural cough su ... Read More
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A 1-year-old male asked:
Dr. Neigatha Graney
37 years experience Pediatrics
See Your Doctor Now: Important details of your child's illness are not given including presence of fever, further characteristics of the nasal discharge and cough, wheezin ... Read More
Dr. Arthi Khazanchi
25 years experience Pediatrics
Cold symptoms : he may have upper respiratory infections. Keep him well hydrated to help his body to fight infection. give him honey & tea for symptomatic relief ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nathan Lilya
8 years experience Family Medicine
Fevers: Use a humidifier in his room, Vicks baby rub on the chest at night before bedtime. You can alternate tylenol (acetaminophen) and motrin; they act in ... Read More
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Dr. Steven Neish
38 years experience Pediatric Cardiology
Abnormal pattern: If your son has been febrile every day for a week, it would be a mistake to believe that this is due to a simple viral infection. The fever that is a ... Read More
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A 1-year-old female asked:
Dr. Padma Bala
49 years experience Pediatrics
Allergies or a virus: This could just viral upper respiratory infection. If she looks happy do not worry but she looks sick or difficult time in breathing she needs to be s ... Read More
A 2-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Doubt it: Duolin contains chemicals that work to open airways triggered to close by illness or irritants. The flixotide is a membrane stabilizer that helps calm ... Read More
A 1-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Better not: Not recommended for this age group, if child is coughing a lot uncontrollably, you need to see your child's doctor, wish you both wellness
A 1-year-old male asked:
Dr. Julie Tomberlin
22 years experience Pediatrics
Needs dr visit: There are many illnesses that could cause these symptoms, ranging from influenza to the common cold to ear infection to pneumonia. It is important to ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kelvin White
33 years experience Family Medicine
Reactive airway: Possible early asthma like symptoms where the baby airways ate spasming cause him to cough or even wheeze. For children, coughing is what they do vers ... Read More
A 1-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
25 years experience Pediatrics
OTC cold meds: Most over the counter cough and cold preparations in the children's section are FDA approved for children aged 2 years and older. Guaifenesin is gene ... Read More
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A 1-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
36 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Further workup d5: If your son is still having a fever of 101 degrees F or more for five days, I would suggest a further workup to include a CBC, diff, plts, CRP. Someti ... Read More

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