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my baby has a persistent cough although it doesn't seem to be bothering her she's four months what could it be?

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Dr. Michael Zacharisen
Allergy and Immunology 33 years experience
Cough in infants: There are many reasons for a persistent or chronic cough in infants. They include acid reflux/regurgitation with possible aspiration, foreign body in airway, recurrent respiratory infections with asthma-like presentation, congenital malformation of the lungs, etc. An evaluation of cough in infants usually involves chest x-ray, swallow study/upper GI evaluation. Chronic cough is not normal..

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