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Baby Sharp Barking Cough
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
2,year vomiting stiky Flem runny nose chesty cough hard chesty breathing feverish constant cough now 4days on getting worse?
Severe cough for 1 month (quality: barky, hoarse, or hacking sounds, whooping sound when breathing in, with phlegm or mucus, chronic cough) (worsen...
Started a running nose 3 days ago now is runny/congested. Raspy breathing while awake when sleeping snores Barks when she coughs. RSV? Croup? Cold?
Persistent hacking cough for~2yrs. Severe whooping cough (1xmonth) Lately, chin itches with cough; cough worse at night;unrelated tolying down. Diagnosis?
Need to see Dr.: It is impossible to diagnose without examining you. Please see a Dr. for full evaluation and diagnosis. ...Read more
Son has pneumonia, I am sick. Symptoms: fever, aches, chills, cough, headache, thick feeling in throat. When cough tight head and chest. Raspy cough?
See doctor...: You may have a viral infection, like the flu as the cause of your symptoms. But, to be certain it is not pneumonia, you would need an evaluation by your doctor, including a chest x-ray. You could also have a bacterial infection requiring antibiotics, whether it is pneumonia or not. So, see your doctor for both diagnosis and treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am experiencing cough (quality: barky, hoarse, or hacking sounds, whooping sound when breathing in, with phelgm or mucus, chronic cough) hyper eosinophilia, worms in lungs and throat pain...also fever episodes at night....
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25yrs old, Productive cough, hoarse voice, raspy breathing, brown and blue inhalers making cough worse, sides hurt from coughing, should I see my gp?
9months. Runny & congested nose, cough for 4months cough got bad rough , hard and difficulty breathing when he cough. Doc said lungs clear?
See allergist?: Although it is difficult to diagnose asthma before age 3, I think it is time for you to bring the child to an allergist.The risk of asthma is much higher when there is a history of eczema, asthma in the mother, or allergic sensitization (passive tobacco smoke exposure too). A cough lasting more than 4 months is way too long for a viral infection. ...Read more
Baby has a cough and runny nose now he has that rattle noise/ wet cough done humidifier, saline drops any suggestions?
Yellow mucus coming out of nose, severe cough, have rattle sound/feeling in chest, breathing difficulty, chest pain/burning, hot/cold flashes?
22 month old still running temp, when coughing sound like barking and hacking, stopped up and runny nose?
See details: Call the child's pediatrician. It is likely a viral infection but the child should be examined. ...Read more
Constant Wheezing x 1 week, continuous prod cough, lethargic, SOB, cong, sore throat, chest on fire, severe sweating, chills, tight chest?
My Daughter is experiencing fever (101.7-102 temp), cough (quality: barky, hoarse, or hacking sounds, with phlegm or mucus) Does have asthma?
? URI: and/bronchitis, given the symptoms, may still be viral, but needs to be seen by a doctor for possible need for Rx meds including antibiotics, meanwhile keep giving her controller medications and rescue medications as needed, together with fever reducer such as acetaminophen, good luck ...Read more
Beginning stages of the croup. Some stridor and seal barking cough only when crying/coughing. Raspy. No fever. What can I do? 14m baby.
Symptomatic measures: Croup is a viral infection of the upper airway. Antibiotics will not help. Often humidified air--running the shower--or cold air will help. A lot of fluids also. If the stridor is severe or worrisome evaluation by the pediatrician is indicated. Sometimes one dose of a steroid is given to reduce the inflammation/swelling of the airway. Keeping the baby calm until this runs its course will also help ...Read more
14mth old boy had head cold now chesty cough at nigh/phlegm drips down throat. Nose running brown/yellow mucus. Been 7 days. When see a doctor?
I am experiencing sore throat, cough (quality: barky, hoarse, or hacking sounds, whooping noise Also greyish back of thrown with yellowy spots
HealthTap (HT) Prime: You're asking a very complex question (basically, I assume you want to know a diagnosis in order to alleviate symptoms). In this forum, we're restricted to 400 characters so no matter who responds, you'll probably not get an answer. Docs need to ask questions & get feedback. HT Prime will help do that. Or you can talk to your doctor about your upper resp symptoms, hopefully he/she'll ans.Good luck ...Read more
Nasal congestion, cough, back and shoulder blade pain. Raspy voice. Nasal congestion over two months. Cough yellow mucus getting little better?
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