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annoying cough in children

A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jay Bayer
Dr. Jay Bayer answered
51 years experience Family Medicine
Acute cough: Not enuf info, but pending age, need know clinical condition child- fever? Seats, looks i'll etc. Acute cough see dr. Safe if child over one year old- ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Zacharisen
33 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Identify trigger : There are many reasons for cough and the treatment depends on the cause of the cough. Severe cough may indicate a foreign body in the airway or esop ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Calendine
24 years experience Pediatrics
Depends on Cause: Otc cough suppressants for children contain mainly dextromethorphan, a mild cough suppressant. Some studies show honey to be equally/more effective f ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
57 years experience Endocrinology
Cough: I would ask your Dr. if you are taking any ACE inhibitors. If so ask if you could try to stop to see if cough goes away.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Ewing
19 years experience Pediatrics
Asthma, Allergies?: Nighttime cough is often caused by asthma, although allergies are also a problem - especially in Texas. Chronic or persistent cough could be caused by ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Diamond
46 years experience Pediatrics
Honey: Nothing special, but mixtures of honey over 1 year of age have been shown to help a bit. It also depends upon the cause. Nasal or sinus drainage may b ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Siegel
38 years experience Pulmonology
Airway sensitivity: Airway hyperreactivity/asthma is an oversensitivity of the bronchial tubes to particulate matter resulting in persistent cough. Besides smoking as a c ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sue Ferranti
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Not really....: Cough can have many different causes and each cause has an entirely different treatment. For example, cough can be due to acute bronchitis, gerd, post ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Evans Prieston
44 years experience Pharmacology
MORE INFORMATION: This question cannot be answered without knowing the name of the specific children's night time cough medicine.
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Sharp tickle: The sharp tickle in back of your throat may be due to an allergy caused by a post nasal drip. Consult your doctor for help.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Exercises: Speak to your doctor about how to do kegel exercises to improve your condition.
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