A 32-year-old member asked:
What should i do if my baby keeps coughing up lots of mucus?
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Pediatrics 26 years experience
6.7k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Specializes in Pediatrics
Make an appt.: Mucous production can be normal in a newborn for a few days. In older children, it can signal other issues like allergies, asthma, etc. Diagnosis also varies based on age. Many children on milk based formulas or older children who drink a lot of milk may see improvement by going off dairy. This issue is best answered with a visit with your pediatrician.
6.5k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Last updated Sep 28, 2016
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