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my 7 yr old tested pos for strep and was put on antibiotics. we are on day three. he he developed a cough that results in him gagging as he coughs...

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Dr. Lonnie Smith
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 39 years experience
Continue antibiotic: He may be producing more mucous now that is causing cough and gagging, probably post nasal drip. Continue your physician recommended treatment and antibiotics.
Dr. Stephen Rothstein
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may be acid refulx from the antibiotic or bronchitis. see the doctor
Sep 20, 2014

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