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My 5 month old has a cough and runny nose

A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Fluids/monitor: Your 5mo is due for 5-7 uri's/yr to age 5 & most can be monitored at home. Playful times/fluid intake enough to wet diapers every 6hr/breathing not to... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Goldstein
Pediatrics 23 years experience
Cold: Cool mist vaporizer/humidifier can often help. Saline nose drops followed by bulb suction can serve as a decongestant. Over-the-counter cold/cough rem... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Fluids/monitor: Your 5mo is due for 5-7 uri's/yr to age 5 & most can be monitored at home. Playful times/fluid intake enough to wet diapers every 6hr/breathing no... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
Allergy and Immunology 15 years experience
Cough in infant: Childhood wheezes or cough is common. Cough is a common presentation of asthma or inflammation of the airway. In infant, we don't have a good test to ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
Family Medicine 61 years experience
Sick baby: What you are describing going on in a five mo old baby is very worrisome. Your baby should be examined by the doctor to determine the cause of the co... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 59 years experience
Uri: Your child has a viral upper respiratory infection. Use salt water nose drops for his nose. Use a vaporizer for steam to relieve the hoarseness.Elevat... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Holly Maes
Pediatrics 37 years experience
Many causes: As a fellow midwesterner, i know there is still lots of RSV and some influenza b still around. With low grade fever like she has, i suspect a virus c... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Krishna Anand
Pediatrics 51 years experience
Watch the baby: Your baby might be starting to get mild flu like symptoms or any other infection .Just watch this running nose and sneezing may go away in a day or s... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barbara Stark Baxter
Allergy and Immunology 43 years experience
Baby with temp: If Acetaminophen (tylenol) does not help your baby's crying, she might have an ear or throat infection with her runny nose. She needs to be checked by... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barry Bergman
Pediatrics 42 years experience
Either or both: Hard to tell without seeing but either way if there is no fever and he is otherwise doing okay, you would treat it the same way. Salt water nose drops... Read More
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