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Remedies For Cough Makes Child Gag And Turn Blue
Grandson has a horrible cough it makes him gag and eyes water doesn't cough up anything congested and can hear rattling in chest he's 11 months?
BRONCHIOLITIS: Possibly he has bronchiolitis, common cause: RSV virus or other viruses. Also, acute exacerbation of asthma / new onset asthma can be a cause. Take him to the er for an evaluation and treatment. In the meantime, offer him more fluid, use humidifier in the house. Make sure his nose is not blocked, use saline nasal drop 3-5 in each nostril and suck the mucous with a bulb syringe. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
My son 6yrs old has some coughing, flemmy throat and tends to make a grinding noise back of throat; bringing up green flem. What can I do?
Chronic inflammation: From either allergy or low-grade infection or both... Either way he deserves an exam that will evaluate his nasal cavity and his tonsils/throat. There is probably a regimen that will help him depending on the underlying cause. Get it checked out and it may lead to some beneficial changes in his sleeping and life! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Everytime my son catches cold and cough, his cough heals very late.Please suggest an effective cough syrup or medicine?
The safest thing to : Do is see his pediatrician, as your son may have reactive airway disease or mild asthma. Upper respiratory infections can trigger bronchial spasms in people with these conditions, requiring medications called bronchodilators. It's always wise not to suppress coughs in children, except maybe at night for more restful sleep, but only if his doctor okays a medication with dextromethorphan. ...Read more
My 8 months is having cold, cough and fever any home remedies to overcome his cold. Can I give zertac for cough.
Can i give our 3 1/2 year old little remedies cold medicine with cough suppressant in it. Tried honey and natural stuff. Nothing is helping?
NEED SOME PATIENCE:: If honey and natural stuffs not helping, then check with his pediatrician. Some cough is good because it is a natural defense mechanism to clear the upper airway, sinuses and lower respiratory tract. If cough is prolonged, interferes eating, sleeping, then further evaluation needed to rule out asthma, allergy, sinus issue. Otc cough meds has a lot of side effects, not good for kids. ...Read more
Can i give my 11 year old Robitussin (guaifenesin) cough and cold during the day or will it make her sleepy?
How to treat my cough? It is dry and inefficient. Sometimes yellow phlegm comes up. Sounds very dramatic. Not responding to nyquil, nor albuterol.
My baby is 3 1/2 weeks old and has dry cough and stuffed nose. Is it okay for him to inhale Vicks with steam water ?
Itchy throat and cough keeping me 'and' everyone else up at night- tips to get rid of or soothe? Medicine and throat lozenges do nothing for it.
3 year old has congestion and a cough. What are some more natural ways to clear it up? Saline and shower steam dont seem to be helping.
See Your Doctor Now: More info needed in order to make safe recommendations for your 3 yo child: duration of symptoms, fever, past medical history, & more. Viruses are very frequent cause of such symptoms however complications do occur eg. Pneumonia, Bronchospasm & more. Be aware children have limited communication skills, clues to worsening may be easily missed. See your doctor now for correct diagnosis & treatment. ...Read more
Whats good for a cough unable to bring it up but it rattles in throat. Tried musinex, delsym (dextromethorphan) cough drops?
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR: You are 65 and have been coughing and tried different cough meds without relief.We do not have information to advice you.We do not know if you smoke or if you have any underlying disease or if you are taking any medicines etc. Some meds for BP called ace inhibiters can cause cough, it can be due to bronchitis, asthma, COPD or underlyng diasese in the lungs like pnumonia or cancer so get it checked. ...Read more
My 3 month of has a cold. Stuffy nose, cough, restless sleep, no temp! Anything I can do other than a humidifier?
Nasal suction: Use saline nose drops (available over-the-counter) to loosen up the mucous and use a bulb syringe to suction out the nose before each feeding and before laying him down. Babies don't much mind if their nose is runny, but they get very irritable when they can't breathe well! Give him plenty of fluids (his milk, but also some water if needed). If he has fever or starts vomiting, see your doctor. ...Read more
My 4mos old baby has a viral infection, coughing and having nasal drip.Can i give her pedialite instead of milk to loosen up cough?
My baby has a temp reading of 99.8 and is coughing and sneezing.He is also spitting up clear liquid should I take him to the doctor?HELP!
My 9 month old baby has stuffy nose and phlegm, what is good to give him or make to get rid of the phlegm.?
Stuffy nose: In infants, the use of saline nasal spray and suction of mucus when it loosens is one treatment; also a vaporizor for the steam or sitting in the bathroom running hot water in shower to make steam will help loosen the mucus for suctioning with the white or blue nasal/ear bulbs they sell over the counter. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Wife has bad chest cold. Coughing yellow phlegm. Sore from coughing, lack of sleep. Takes citalopram and clonazepam for panic attacks, zyrtec (cetirizine) for allergies. What to take now and when to get help. ?
Symptomatic care: Most colds go away on their own and do not need medications, even with phlegm. Fluids, rest, tylenol (acetaminophen) for pain can all be helpful. Sometimes antihistamines like zyrtec can make getting secretions loose harder. Some folks feel vitamin c helps, and it likely will not hurt, but no great studies exist. Zinc lozenges may have a role. Get help for worsening shortness of breath, fever, lasts 7-20 days. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Any home remedy for wheezing and dry cough, my son 9year old frequently suffering, feeling bad of giving him antibiotic more...
My 1 yr old has a phlegm filled cough. She doesn't sleep well because of it and the coughing causes her to choke and vomit. What can I do for her?
Cough: Have her seen by pediatrician soon. Wish her well. ...Read more
Is it ok to give my 5 year old children's benadryl and childrens mucinex cough? She has bad allergies which makes her cough mostly at night.
MGT: I would not advise giving these medications to your child based on the information provided. I would suggest an over the counter anti histamine such as Claritin instead which is less sedating. The underlying cause of her nighttime cough should be further evaluated by her PCP. Does she have a history of asthma? Is there smoke exposure? ...Read more
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