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Clear phlegm for 5 year old

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Dr. Nela Cordero
54 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 ?
Dr. Joseph Bouvier
25 years experience Pediatrics
See below: Blood streaking in the phlegm could be due to a blood nose (epistaxis) that drained to the back of the throat, but it may also be due to other reasons ... Read More

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A 5-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
51 years experience General Practice
Post nasal drip : Nasal allergies, sinusitis and acid reflux can do this. Some tests are needed to find out which one of these is the culprit and treatment is done acco ... Read More
A 4-year-old male asked:
Dr. Natalie Hodge
26 years experience Pediatrics
Not normal: So sorry your sweet boy is I’ll. Three weeks of nighttime coughing is not normal. It is still possible this is in the realm of a resolving viral inf ... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
36 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Mgt: If there is a history of allergies or asthma in the family, your child is also at higher risk of developing these conditions. Is he or she growing wel ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Natalie Geary
30 years experience Pediatrics
Viral: If your child is fully vaccinated and does not have any underlying conditions, it is probably viral, with no need for antibiotics. If he has persisten ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
36 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Mgt: It may represent that her illness is resolving. If she does not improve in the next few days,or if she has a fever, please see your PCP. Most bronchi ... Read More
A 3-year-old female asked:
Dr. Deborah Ungerleider
36 years experience Pediatrics
This is probably: viral, but if she/he isn't drinking fluids, complains of pain, or is having difficulty breathing, I would recommend checking in with her/his doctor. A ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
36 years experience Infectious Disease
Smoker's cough: Smoking does that.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cindy Juster
36 years experience Pediatrics
Post-nasal drip.: It's difficult once it's in the back of the throat, because most toddlers can't cough and spit phlegm out like older kids and adults can. It's best t ... Read More
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A 12-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sue Ferranti
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Possibilities....: It sounds like this cough could be due to bronchospasm and the high-pitched sound could be wheezing. If this is the case, the cough could be easily tr ... Read More
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