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My son have a productive cough and a running nose?

My son have a productive cough and a running nose?

See advice below.: Use saline nose drops and suction the mucus from the nose as often as needed (if he can blow his nose, do that after saline drops). Also, elevate the head of the crib or bed. If your doctor ok's it, use a humidifier in the room during sleep. Cold and cough meds are proven not to help and can cause severe side effects. If these actions don't help enough, he needs to see his doctor. ...Read more

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Productive Cough (Definition)

Productive cough is a symptom in which a person feels there is mucus coming up from his chest when he coughs. Sometimes, a person mistakenly believes the mucus is coming from the chest when it is actually dripping down from the nose and throat. True mucus or phlegm (infected mucousy material) can be ...Read more


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What is the most likely diagnosis of running nose slight fever and productive cough?

What is the most likely diagnosis of running nose slight fever and productive cough?

Viral Infection: The most likely cause of a runny nose, cough, and fever is a viral infection. It is possible for these symptoms to be related to a bacterial infection that would require antibiotics, however most physicians will advise to wait 24-48 hours before considering prescribing and antibiotic in the absence of any other definitive symptoms that would suggest a bacterial infection. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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My sons cough , cold, and running nose problem?

My sons cough , cold, and running nose problem?

Question: what is your question regarding your son's cough, cold, and runny nose? We would need more information to provide you with a proper answer. ...Read more

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My son is 3yrs old yesterday out of nowhere he got really tired and then he got a fever of. He has no cough or running nose just a fever.

My son is 3yrs old yesterday out of nowhere he got really tired and then he got a fever of. He has no cough or running nose just a fever.

Fever control : And watch him closely . He must be coming down with something. Keep him hydrated . Virus is going around, vomiting , diarrhea and strep too. He could be coming down with an ear infection, UTI or sinusitis right now, it is wait and see, since he only presents with a fever.If condition worsened , see pediatrician ...Read more

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My son(2 1/2 months) and i (19) been having a running nose, heavy breathing, and a slit cough. Is there anything we can do or take?

My son(2 1/2 months) and i (19) been having a running nose, heavy breathing, and a slit cough. Is there anything we can do or take?

Nasal saline: For your 2 1/2 month old, i would not recommend an over the counter cough preparation. If the cough is mild and associated with nasal congestion, keeping the nasal passages clear with saline and a gentle suction bulb is helpful. Babies like to breathe through their noses rather than through their mouths. Follow up with your doctor if the cough persists or for worsening symptoms. ...Read more

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Ever since i wore nightguard which looks like it has mold on it a few nights ago my throat burned and stopped. Nose been running, productive cough?

Ever since i wore nightguard which looks like it has mold on it  a few nights ago my throat burned and stopped.  Nose been running, productive cough?

Need 2 exams: Need to see physician for your respiratory symptoms. Need to see dentist to learn how to clean nite guard. Brush nite guard when you brush teeth. Use denture cleaner daily. Don't put something grungy into a clean mouth. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for a cold, cough and a running nose that has lasted 2 months?

What is the best treatment for a cold, cough and a running nose that has lasted 2 months?

Allergy...: Your symptoms are likely related to allergy. You may be having bronchospasm as well as nasal allergy symptoms. There are prescription inhalers as well as nasal sprays that may help so see your doctor for diagnosis/treatment. You may need to see an allergist for testing to see what you are allergic to so that avoidance, if possible, can be done. If you smoke, smoking cessation is imperative. ...Read more

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Cough (Definition)

Coughing is an important way to keep your throat and airways clear. However, excessive coughing may mean you have an underlying disease or disorder. Some coughs are dry, while others are considered productive. A productive cough is one ...Read more


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