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A 53-year-old female asked:
My 16-yr ol daughter's had a cold for 3-4 days that's progressed to a bad cough. she's also having trouble swallowing. mucus is yellow and thick.
2 doctor answers • 4 doctors weighed in
Specializes in Family Medicine
Get checked: If her symptoms are getting worse and she can't swalled, it would be good to get her checked tonight.
5.6k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Pediatrics 41 years experience
Give her lots of: Warm liquids and get her a decongestant histamine with an expectorant. That should help her thin out the thick mucus and should have no problem with swallowing.If condition persist, please take her to her physician or urgent care since it is a weekend.
5.6k viewsReviewed Sep 09, 2019
Last updated Apr 23, 2020
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