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6 month old stuff nose and cough

A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shah Chowdhury
42 years experience Pediatrics
COUGH:: Prolong, bad cough needs evaluation. Causes: weather change, dry cold air, nasal stuffiness with nasal blockage, enlarged tonsils and adenoids, asthma ... Read More

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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Deborah Ungerleider
36 years experience Pediatrics
Call his/her doctor: At this age, it is difficult to determine the cause of symptoms without an exam. If there is a fever, this is affecting his/her drinking/eating, or th ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Christakis
36 years experience Pediatrics
Not much, really: You know getting infections is part of life as a child. This is how we build up immunity against future infections that we are exposed to. Cough meds ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Golenbock
49 years experience Pediatrics
Probably: I'm always amazed at how manipulative babies can be. Your baby very well may be making that noise because it gets your attention! Of course, if it's p ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Not necessarily: Infants are troubled by naturally narrow nasal passages & exposure to dust, fragrances, smoke & other irritants aggravate it. Baby tries to fl ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Clarene Cress
Specializes in Pediatrics
Depends: Infants have narrow nasal passages compared to adults, and breathing often sounds noisy when there is a cold. As long as your baby is able to take bo ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Doctor can examine: Some thoughts... Doctors recommend not using cold medications such as decongestants, antihistamines, and cough suppressants in babies or young kids wh ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Marvin Ott
20 years experience Emergency Medicine
No: This is most likely a viral upper respiratory infection. First of all, if anyone in the house smokes, even outside, tell them to stop. Babies who grow ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nela Cordero
54 years experience Pediatrics
AURI: Keep giving fluids and the plegm will just liquify and disappear with the viral infection.
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A female asked:
Dr. Archana Kayastha
27 years experience Pediatrics
Nasal congestion: Hi You use a humidifier, suction his nose and use some saline drops. IF he noted to be a little fussy it is ok to use fever reducer. If cough gets w ... Read More
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