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5 year old has a night time cough all night what can I do

A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shah Chowdhury
41 years experience Pediatrics
NIGHT TIME COUGH:: Many causes, e.g. Post nasal drip from sinus congestion, simple cold, asthma, gastro-esophageal reflux disease, etc. Because of weather changes, kids ... Read More

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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
24 years experience Pediatrics
Asthma possible: Recurrent and chronic coughing can be a result of untreated or undiagnosed asthma, or other problems including infection, acid reflux, allergies or st ... Read More
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Dr. Holly Maes
35 years experience Pediatrics
Suspicious asthma: A chronic cough that is often worse at night frequently is a symptom of a type of reactive airway disease (asthma). If your pediatrician has not been ... Read More
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A 5-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
See her doctor: she needs to be evaluated, over the counter medicines won't be enough, as she might need antibiotics/prescription medicines
A female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
35 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
MGT: I would not advise giving these medications to your child based on the information provided. I would suggest an over the counter anti histamine such ... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Sidman
39 years experience Pediatric ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Hard to say: This could just be a simple virus, or the sign of something more serious. You should take your child to the doctor very soon.
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Deborah Ungerleider
35 years experience Pediatrics
Hard to say on this: platform. She needs to have a full exam by her doctor, and possibly lab work to rule out underlying causes, as well as possible referral to a pulmonar ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Seck
16 years experience Pediatrics
Possible habit cough: Occasionally a child develops a habit of coughing, like sucking their thumb. It's not something they think about doing, it just happens. They aren't ... Read More
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A 4-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
35 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Post nasal drip : One possible cause is post nasal drip. Use nasal saline to reduce the symptoms until well. If there is thick drainage or fever,please see your physici ... Read More
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A 5-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Pease of mind: It may be viral, but it could be bacterial. Have peace of mind by taking her in for a doctors visit.
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A member asked:
Dr. Nela Cordero
53 years experience Pediatrics
AURI: A little blood in the sputum is not at risk.It means his cough is severe to have a little bleeding with it. Does he have cough syrup ?

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