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A 28-year-old female asked:

My 4mo baby had a cold in august which went away for a few days. he is sick again but sounds worse. his nose is still congested and his coughing sounds terrible. its a wet barking cough which looks like it hurts and wakes him up and he cries?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Some basics: There are a variety of upper airway infection viruses that can be worrisome in a kid that young. If the kid feeds & sleeps well it is likely minor. If you feel the kids feeds are diminished or difficult & the kid works to breathe or sleep he needs to be evaluated.
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