A 27-year-old female asked:
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what can i give my two year old son for coughing very badly and constantly .

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Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Trip to doc: The OTC medications promoted for cough/congestion are relatively worthless in small kids. They would give you something to do, but beyond that they also have side effects & delay seeking proper evaluation on what may be a significant problem.
Answered on Jun 18, 2019

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