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A 35-year-old female asked:

My child has a dry cough and it sounds like he is choking. this happens when he is falling asleep. what can i give him.

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 59 years experience
Should be checked: We don't know how old your child is and can not recommend any meds.Make sure he drinks plenty fluids to keep his nose and throat hydrated and make an appointment with his/her pediatrician so that cause of the cough can be determined and treated
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