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persistent cough in toddler with no fever

A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Astrachan
36 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Possibly sinusitis: Often, in children, the only symptoms of sinusitis are a persistent cough and congestion.
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A female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Need to examine: If you cough has persisted for more than three weeks, please see a doctor. It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you an ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gebrehana Zebro (formerly Woldegiorgis)
31 years experience in Internal Medicine
It could be many: Things . To mention few , postnasal drip , upper respiratory infection . If the symptom gets worse and become persistent , see your doc. If it is easi ... Read More
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Raymond Schneider
45 years experience in Family Medicine
Allergies: Most likely nasal allergy followed by mouth breathing followed by a cough possibly productive of mucoid material. Try allergy meds and a vaporizer at ... Read More
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A 14-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience in Pediatrics
Watchful waiting: Since you dont mention how high his temperature is, i assume it must be over 101 for the moment i would push fluids and use anti pyretics like tylenol ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Proffitt
42 years experience in Family Medicine
Many thoughts: A 4 year old with fever and headache can have a mild illness or a severe illness. I first think of strep throat or viral sore throat. Then i think o ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neigatha Graney
36 years experience in Pediatrics
See Your Doctor Now: Upper respiratory infections are common in children; body aches & headache can occur however headache can be a sign of more serious illness or com ... Read More
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A 69-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience in General Practice
Bronchitis: If this person is it sounds like it may be time to see the doctor. A persistent productive cough and fatigue may be more than just a cold.
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Corey Clay
9 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Virus: The most common cause of both hives and cough would be viral infection. New hives can be treated with as needed long acting next generation antihista ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. MALKHAZI Mikadze
28 years experience in Pediatrics
Call his Doctor: Most likely it is viral gastroenteritis and has to run it's course. You can help with feeding with smaller portions but more often. Emphasis on hyd ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Ewing
18 years experience in Pediatrics
Asthma, Allergies?: Nighttime cough is often caused by asthma, although allergies are also a problem - especially in Texas. Chronic or persistent cough could be caused by ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience in General Practice
Fluids: If you are not giving your daughter enough fluids to be peeing regularly this is the first and most vital place to start. Mothers learn to be very cre ... Read More
A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
54 years experience in Internal Medicine
Viral syndrome: Likely but Lisinopril gives you a dry cough also.
A 8-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Kimlinger
36 years experience in Family Medicine
Watchful waiting: A five year old with a cough and congestion for a few days can be watched at home and treated with fluids, humidifier and perhaps an OTC cough product ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kristin Sokol
11 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Many causes: A 36 year old female with sore throat, mucus, dry cough, runny nose, headache, chills. This could be a simple virus (like a common cold), or a virus l ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Justin Greiwe
11 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Post Nasal Drip: Chronic cough is most commonly due to 3 conditions: asthma, post-nasal drip, or GERD (heartburn). You might have one or a combination of all three. Fu ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Olga Nilova
Specializes in Pediatrics
Vicks rub: Get a kids Vicks rub and rub into baby's chest, back and feet before bedtime, put humidifier into the room, suction nose and use saline drops. If not ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Daniel Saurborn
22 years experience in Diagnostic Radiology
Don't worry.: Pneumonia will give you a fever and your symptoms would have gotten worse, not better, without treatment. It is common to have congestion and cough w ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mohammad Khan
29 years experience in Pediatrics
Pls see a physician: Fever with headache and neck pain and no congestion and flu symptoms may be some thing else, not the flu please see a physician asap.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
Viral illness: It sounds typically viral. Treat symptomatically and it will pass. See a doctor if symptoms persist.
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A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
16 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Runny nose: Incredibly common in the young. Tons of mucus production with the tiniest of sinuses and small drainage outlets. Bubble syringe to suck out any mucus, ... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Diamond
45 years experience in Pediatrics
Call Peds: Needs checked for strep throat. Not absolute, but possible. Call your pediatrician. Many kids with strep will have nausea or vomiting.
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