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San Pedro, CA
A 33-year-old female asked about a male:

Infant with sore throat and chest congestion?

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Dr. Terence Grogan
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Consult your doctor: Could be a common cold or strep throat. If you are concerned consult the child's doctor.. If you can take the child's temperature . With congestion it is some what less likely to be strep, but your child should be examined.
Dr. Glenn Messina
Aesthetic Medicine 35 years experience
Pediatrician: The infant needs to be seen by a pediatrician this can be a simple allergy, or an infection of the respiratory tree
Dr. Harold Fields
Family Medicine 61 years experience
Child: If the child is not responding to OTC products such as Tylinol or Delsym (dextromethorphan) please take the child to the doctor

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San Pedro, CA
A 33-year-old female asked:

What can you recommend for Infants with sore throat and chest congestion?

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Dr. Douglas Lawson
Obstetrics and Gynecology 28 years experience
Stop smoking: If you smoke in the house or car with the infant around he/she will have lots of these issues. In general some infant tylenol (acetaminophen) or pediaprofen drops can be used for the pain and usually you can find meds for infant congestion at the pharmacy as well. Infants tylenol (acetaminophen) cold may help both. However, if your baby seems fairly sick, skip this and go see your pediatrician or family practice doc

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