A 20-year-old female asked about a male:
My son has been coughing uncontrollably a few times a day. lots of eye boogers. mucus. and dark yellow boogers. should i take him in? he is 1
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Pediatrics - Developmental and Behavioral 52 years experience
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Allergy and Immunology 59 years experience
Infection: This is likely from an infection. If the symptoms have been present for just a few days and improving, a viral infection is likely. If it has been present > 1 wk or getting worse, need to see pediatrician. It is usually prudent to get him checked out since at this age, airway obstruction can be seriousl
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