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A 20-year-old female asked about a female:

1 yr old. mucus coughs, snotty nose, red eyes with discharge, no fever, sleeplessness. she was diagnosed with allergies. could it be a cold?

2 doctor answers2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 59 years experience
Persistent cough: It could be a cold or allergies. If her mucus is yellow or green it speaks more for a cold. If her mucus is clear it speaks morefor an allergy.
Dr. Nela Cordero
Pediatrics 55 years experience
ALLERGIC RHINITIS: Colds is viral and recurrent rhinitis that is allergic has all the sx you mentioned due to some allergens in the house like dust mites, smoking, pets, molds and others.

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Last updated May 1, 2013

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