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43days baby, a little cough about one weekdon't have a fever, need to take medicine?

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Dr. Marsha Davis
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
No: No medicine unless a physician has seen the baby. It is hard to say what is a little cough. If the cough is keeping the baby from nursing from mom or bottle or from sleeping the baby should be seen by a doctor. Otherwise it probably picked up a little virus and is ok. If you are at all worried about a baby under 2 months of age it should by all means be seen. A fever is 100.4 rectally in a baby.

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Last updated Aug 21, 2013

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