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my 4 year old keeps coughing

A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
26 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Asthma/postnasal dri: Asthma, postnasal drip, allergies, reflux, attention seeking behavior can all manifest this way. Talk to your pediatrician!

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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sonober Umair
18 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Cough lasting for a month or more needs evaluation. Cough due to viral upper respiratory infection lasts for a week or so but not for a month, it coul ... Read More
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Dr. Gerald Mandell
52 years experience Nuclear Medicine
See pediatrician: You should probably see physician. Chronic cough can frequently be related to allergy or asthma.Sometimes gastroesophageal reflux sometimes affects br ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sudeshan Govender
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes: Provided he is not asthmatic and it is a phlegmy cough. Dosage for 4yr old is half tablet 12 hourly .
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Natalie Hodge
26 years experience Pediatrics
Choking hazard: 3 is a little young, small children less than 5 are still at risk for this to be a choking hazard. I wouldn't give him one.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sari Nabulsi
Specializes in Pediatrics
Cold: try to run humidifier, suction the nose and robutussin dm
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aylwin david Nathaniel
Specializes in General Practice
Inflammation: Best that he be seen by his GP. Could be a bit of inflammation in the respiratory tract or an infection
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Possibilities: Wheezing at 4 yo can be triggered by asthma & many forms of lower respiratory virus infection. If you have more specific concerns you should remem ... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Possibilities: Several things that would produce these symptoms are : uncontrolled asthma, Respiratory syncytial virus & other lower respiratory viruses. If you ... Read More
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A 4-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ernest Fischer
11 years experience Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Recurrent infection: Kids get sick VERY often, on average 1-2 times per month. Most likely he/she was getting over one infection and then got another. Another common cause ... Read More
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