A 30-year-old female asked:
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my child is sneezing and has a lot of mucus. should i take her to the doctor? shes 18months

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Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
You decide: Sneezing is generally a normal response to things that irritate the nasal passages. This can include pollen, smoke, fumes, etc. or be part of an emerging illness. To the extent you can remove the triggering irritants & wash out her nose with saline the problem may stop. If you feel there is something worrisome going on the choice is yours to make.
Answered on Jun 8, 2019

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