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Cough High Pitched Or Barking
My 13 year old had 3 fevers and a barking cough that is sometimes long and high pitched. What is it? Doctor or not
See the doctor: He deserves to see a doctor and need a physical examination for a proper diagnosis. ...Read more
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
High-pitched cough, side pain when walking, and coughing, memory loss and feels like not getting quite enough air?
My 13 year old had a fever and a cough that is sometimes long and high pitched she is also coughing up white clear phlegm what is it? Doctor or not?
My 13 year old had fever 3 times in 2 days she has a barky cough and white/clear phlegm sometimes it's long and high pitched doctor or not. What is it?
I got my pneumonia vaccine 2 days ago and the night of I have had this high pitched cough along with trouble talking sometimes. Is this normal?
No,: this isn't normal, and not related to the vaccine that you received, you want to call/ see your doctor , good luck ...Read more
I have been having a serious barking cough, for weeks now. It maybe allergic as the pollen count is very high these days. Can anyone help me?
Maybe not allergic: A barking cough suggests involvement of the windpipe and voice box - not the usual areas for allergies. Think croup, laryngotracheobronchitis, and whooping cough. Cough-variant asthma, vocal cord dysfunction, and acid reflux should also be considered. Your health care professional - medical assistant, nurse practitioner, physician's assistant, md - can help you figure this out. ...Read more
Weezing in chest high pitch sound as i breath have not had a cold lately either a slight cough as well came on.?
4 year old boy w/ croup, treated w/ prednisolone & amoxicillin. No seal cough, but dry constant cough what can I do? Started with high fever 4 days ago, then 2 days ago with "barking seal cough" after 3 doses of prednisolone & amoxicillian, he now has a
My 5 year old son gets a high fever only at night. He also has a barking cough and abdominal pain. One night, he also got a nose bleed. What should I do?
Cough remedies: Not sure what you mean by "high" cough? Hydrate well. Consider using a warm air vaporizer. Mix several teaspoons of honey into herbal tea with a squeeze of lemon juice. Or make tea with 2 tsp of marshmallow root bark per 1cup of hot water (steep in a covered pot for at least 5 minutes). Drink several times a day or as needed to relieve coughing. See a physician if your cough is not resolving. ...Read more
Viral croup: There are many viruses that will invade the upper airway of a kid 6m-8y and trigger an outpouring of mucous & cough that sounds like a seal barking. This is generally a 4-5 day illness with low grade temp but sometimes complicated by an ear infection.Some cases are quite dramatic, marked by late night scary events&trips to the er while daytime brings harsh voice.Have kid seen if signs are worrisom. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Maybe: Some cough syrups contain Codeine which is a type of narcotic. These are by prescription only and should be used only under the direction of your physician for short periods of time due to the risk of dependenc. The over the counter cough syrups will not result in mood changes--up or down. ...Read more
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Barking seals cough: This is seen in croup. It helps to expose the child to a cold and humid air. Croup usually occcurs in the winter months and so opening up the window and letting your child breath at the window helps. If you can take the child outside sefely that works better. Humidifiers may help as well. If the child is having respiratory difficulty then u should take the child to er asap. ...Read more