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My 2 yr old cough and vomited while he asleep, what would be the caused and how to help to comfort him?

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Dr. Michael Dansie
Family Medicine 16 years experience
Virus is likely: The most likely cause is a virus. Give the child tylenol (acetaminophen) and ibuprofen. No cough medicine is recommended for children since there are side effects. The best option is to give your child some honey to coat the throat and ease his discomfort.

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