A 21-year-old female asked:

Giving baby cod liver oil and i could hear the cold rattling. this is the only way he tends to bring up cold but somehow there's a lot left in him?

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Dr. Jessica Allan
Dr. Jessica Allananswered
Internal Medicine 25 years experience
Go to Pediatrician: The rattle sounds likes thick mucus or phlegm. Cod liver oil may help but I suggest taking infant to Doctor. Baby needs to be seen to rule out serious infections like bronchitis, pneumonia or RSV. The doctor may provide treatment to help clear the lungs and the "rattling cold"
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