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My 2yr old daughter and been sweating in here sleep with a cough( duck sounding) that worsens while sleeping and with weezing.
You don't mention: How long it's been going on or if she has fever, but if she has a "barky" cough ; wheezing, it's best to seek medical care today to find out if it's due to infection, inhalation of a foreign body (peanut, popcorn seed, small non-food item) or any other cause, so that she can receive appropriate treatment in a timely fashion. ...Read more
The cause of the: Cough determines the treatment. For example if your cough is secondary to heart burn or reflux, then the treatment life style changes, dietary changes and the use of antacids. If the cough is due to a cold, upper respiratory infection, the treatment is time, fluids and time. If it gets real bad you may try cough syrups. There are many other causes and thus the same process... Good luck. Dr. B. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Cough: For a 10 month old, there are no medications for cough or cold symptoms. If this cough is new, and due to a cold, you can use saline nasal spray, and a nasal aspirator to help with congestion. If the cough is more chronic, your child should be evaluated. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Virus/ allergy/ bac: There are many viruses, allergens and bacteria that can cause a cold and a cough. Most people will improve with time and many meds can help with symptoms. If symptoms persist more than 1 or 2 weeks or if they are severe seek out your doctor for help. Hope you feel better soon. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Many reasons: Persons cough for various reasons. A cough can be associated with upper or lower respiratory infections, acid reflux, asthma (even without wheezing), post nasal drip, foreign body obstructions, lesions in the lungs such as cancer, and even damage to some nerves. There are many causes to a cough. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Stubborn cough?: If you have recently had a viral illness like influenza, a stubborn cough is common. Some people with asthma cough rather than wheeze, and some people with heartburn (gastro-esophageal reflux or GERD) will complain of stubborn cough. Cough drops, tea with honey may help in the meantime. LGromkoMD ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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