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2 Month Old With Cold And Cough
My 7 year old son has a wrackly chest and can easily cough up his phlemb.He,s well and healthy has no cold or runny nose.Hes been like this for months?
The cough reflex is a protective mechanism that uses muscles in your throat and chest to expel mucous and saliva that may contain pathogens that would otherwise possibly be inhaled via aerosol or to expel pathogens infecting the throat and respiratory system. Cough benefits the host by reducing load and benefits the pathogen which may then spread via aerosol. ...Read more
3 yr old with 2 days of runny nose and cough. Now fever and vomiting with chills. Should I be worried?
2 y o fever/vomitURT: . How high is fever? Can the child drink? May now have bacterial infection superimposed on viral infection. Keep fever down with tylenol (acetaminophen) motrin if not allergic( too high fever can have seizures), make sure can drink or take ice pops to keep hydrated. Follow up with doctor today call this AM ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
2 months old baby had cough and cold and was treated with antibiotics via iv. Baby still has cold for 10 days now with no fever but stuffy noise
Re check!: If your infant is still congested-have your pediatrician evaluate to determine if congestion is from stuffy nose or from the lungs-wheezing-"bronchiolitis" cough. This evaluation will determine what to try for "comfort" care. Often times, the congestion takes 1-2 weeks after your event with IV antibiotics to subside. ...Read more
Runny nose and cough: Runny nose can cause your child to cough, and cough can makes your child to vomit. When it lasts for 2 weeks, you should bring your child to see a physician. A viral infection should not last that long. If he/she gets bacterial infections, he/she usually looks sick, has colored phlegm and would need antibiotics. A 2 years old can develop allergies to the environment and presents similar way. ...Read more
My 2 month daughter coughing, what should I use in cough preparation, no fever only cough and even no running nose?
my daughter is 2 yr old and she constantly getting colds. she got 3 colds in 2months. . she has runny nose with watery clear mucus, cough ?
My son 10months old .he is having cold and heavy coughs.yesterday he had fever also.can I give soventus jr syrup for cold and cough?
My 3 month old has temp of 99-100 with nasal congestion and occasional retractions and heaving breathing. Does she have pneumonia again?
Possibly: Those are concerning symptoms in a 3month old patient. Pneumonia is one possibility but there are others. These include a viral respiratory illness that is causing wheezing or inflammation in the baby. Regardless these are symptoms that need evaluated immediately either by your physician or local emergency room. It should not wait till tomorrow. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My 3 yr old daughter is coughing nonstop for the past 2 days and has runny nose but no fever. Coughing makes sleeping hard. How can she sleep better?
Cough: It's important to know the reason your child is coughing so much. It may be as simple as a cold or allergies or more complex such as whooping cough or asthma. For allergies or post nasal drip you can try an over the counter children's formula antihistamine such as benadryl (diphenhydramine). However, if the cough persists for more than 3 days or she appears uncomfortable it is best to have her seen by a doctor. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My mother is 59 years old and she has a cold: stuffy nose, fever, congested, flams, cough and fatigue what medicine she should take not liquid?
2 yr old has a cold accompanied by cough and wheezing. Eating and playing normally. Is the wheezing normal?
Common issue: Many lower respiratory tract infections will trigger wheezing in infants and toddlers. This can vary from minor to so prominent the kid has air hunger and refuses to eat or drink. The tendency tends to decline as the kid grows and diminishes considerably after the age of 5. The older/larger the kid is the more resistant the airways are to this process. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
3 mo oLD son has a cough, nasal congestion and red cheeks. No fever. What can I do? Will bring up clear pphlegm and gags during couth occasionally
What can I do for my 21 month old toddler with a fever ranging from 99 - 101 with cold hands and feet. Also stuffy nose and sneezing.Gave her tylenol (acetaminophen)?
Fluids/monitor: Your 21mo is due for 5-7 uri's/yr to age 5 & most can be monitored at home. Playful times/fluid intake enough to wet diapers every 6hr/breathing not too noticable all suggest home care ok. Lack of play/noticable incresaed work to breathe/poor fluid intake all suggest a dr visit in order.Nasal saline helps keep the nose clear & tylenol (acetaminophen) as a comfort med may help. ...Read more
My 6 year old daughter has had a cold for two weeks and she coughs up mucus and she has had a high fever up to at least 104 and chills. Cold or flu?
Runny nose: Incredibly common in the young. Tons of mucus production with the tiniest of sinuses and small drainage outlets. Bubble syringe to suck out any mucus, humidifier in the bedroom, no pets in the bedroom, windows closed. If continues, consider speaking with the doctor for additional methods to dry up the childs nose. ...Read more
My 13 year old had 4 fevers in 2 days 2 at night. Has a barky cough and she's coughing up clear mucous. Doctor or not? What is it?
Can I give Tylenol (acetaminophen) to my 2 month old daughter for the cold she sneezes a lot and has a stuffy nose?
Maybe: Just playing the odds, he probably has a cold or a mild case of croup. But if there's a question of his safety in your mind, then better safe than sorry. Here's some basic guidelines i use: if he's having trouble breathing (not just coughing), if he's refusing to drink, not urinating, in pain, inconsolably irritable or barely responsive, he definitely needs to be seen. Beyond that, it's your judgement. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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