A 36-year-old female asked:
3 1/2 yr old son woke up coughing says his chest hurts when he breathes has had md pediatric pneumonia 2 yrs ago (exactly) should I wait to see doc?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Oscar Novick answered
57 years experience in Pediatrics
Coughing: Before running to the doctor assess the situation. Is the child running a fever? Does he have a post nasal drip? If PND is present use saline nose drops, and vaporizer and push fluids. If still concerned, see doctor.
Answered on Sep 28, 2016
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