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my 5 month old has a cough and runny nose

A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
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

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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Goldstein
21 years experience Pediatrics
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
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
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 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
She could have: Middle ear infection, so take her to a pediatrician. Babies this age are still quite fragile and can get seriously ill very quickly.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Bronchiolitis: Is caused by a virus and ventolin often does not help. Homeopathic remedy antimonium tartaricum can help a great deal. If he is having trouble eating ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
13 years experience Allergy and Immunology
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 male asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
35 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Mgt.: The cough may be related to a number of conditions. If the cough is persistent for more than 3 weeks, I would recommend follow up. A virtual appointme ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
59 years experience Family Medicine
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
57 years experience Pediatrics
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
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Holly Maes
35 years experience Pediatrics
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
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