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is coughing in infant normal a week after discharge from hospital with pneumonia? discharged the 18th oct and wet cough with weesing started after

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Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Cough is a protective mechanism that helps mobilize mucus and debris from deep in the lungs so it can be brought out. It can persist for a month. You should use their other parameters of feeding/play/ etc. to decide if they need to be re-evaluated.
Answered on Oct 29, 2018
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