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how long should a cold and cough last in a one year old before taking them to the doctor and can they do anything for the cold if you do take them

A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Canapari
20 years experience Pediatrics
7-10 Days: Many one year olds with cough with a cold for a week or so. If the coughs is severe (disrupting sleep, associated with fever >102, or limiting activit ... Read More
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Dr. Klaus d Lessnau
36 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
2 weeks: After two weeks it may be more dangerous than a regular "flu". Do not hesitate to check with your doctor.

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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jayshree Chander
31 years experience Holistic Medicine
Dehydration: You will recover from the cough and cold. The concern is you will become dehydrated if you are vomiting after you eat for one week. Please consult a c ... Read More
A 1-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hiro Kiguchi
10 years experience Pediatrics
Not recommended: Research has shown that cough and cold medicines offer little benefit to young children and can have serious side effects. Children's Tylenol (acetam ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ashu Syal
Dr. Ashu Syal answered
30 years experience Pediatric Nephrology and Dialysis
Cold for a month????: Sounds like your child is suffering from allergies. Seek help from an allergy specialist/ pulmonologist in your area. Some ents extend their services ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Mary Engrav
31 years experience Emergency Medicine
Ear : Ear infections are very common after a cold or virus. As his ear is hurting and he is in pain please have him seen immediately. Ear infections are s ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Confusing post: It is comforting he went to the doc & they didn't find a treatable problem. Your post is confusing. You list some random symptoms but no clear qu ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Holly Maes
36 years experience Pediatrics
No: These medications in a 12 week old can cause more problems than they solve. Studies clearly show no benefit of these medications for infants with cold ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
29 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Take her back: Obviously whatever treatment they gave her did not work completely, call the doctor and let them know she is still sick. Also try using a saline nasal ... Read More
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A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
54 years experience Dentistry
Internet Dx !: You symptoms should be discussed with health care professionals who have seen you and not by doctors who know nothing about your medical history, nor ... Read More
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A 15-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Ein
48 years experience Infectious Disease
Not a cold: Colds don't last 3 weeks you have something else. It sounds like hay fever allergies with post nasal drip. Tell your cheap mom you need to be checke ... Read More
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