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Remedy for persistent cough in a nine month child?

Remedy for persistent cough in a nine month child?

Depends: Treatment will be different depending upon the cause(s) of prolonged cough. The infant needs to be thoroughly evaluated first. ...Read more

Dr. Sue Ferranti
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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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Can you suggest some herbal or home remedies for a recurring cough for my 3 yr old child?

Can you suggest some herbal or home remedies for a recurring cough for my 3 yr old child?

Why is he coughing: The fact that he has a recurrent cough is somewhat bothersome. The best medicine is always finding the cause. If your child just has a plain cold with a cough, there are some cough medicines that are a bit more "natural" if you will. Youay want to try zarbee's all natural cough syrup. Be aware it is not recommended for kids under a year old. ...Read more

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Treatment for runny nose, fever, sneezing and cough. Additionally, fingers&toes turns slightly blue ocassionally?

Treatment for runny nose, fever, sneezing and cough. Additionally, fingers&toes turns slightly blue ocassionally?

Normal care: Treat yourself as you would normally for a cold or mild flu. The slightly blue toes likely coincidental. As always if things continue or worsen, consult an md. ...Read more

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Do ice cold liquid drinks make a child cough?

Do ice cold liquid drinks make a child cough?

YES,: If ice cold liquid makes your child cough, then avoid giving. Fluid at normal temperature always better for the kids. ...Read more

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Can a cool mist humidifier make a wet chesty cough worse? Child has been coughing nonstop very mucusy cough, he has strep humidifier has been on

Can a cool mist humidifier make a wet chesty cough worse? Child has been coughing nonstop very mucusy cough, he has strep humidifier has been on

Sometimes: most coughs in children are due to throat irritation or mucous draining down the throat. Humidifiers help both of these conditions usually by moisturizing the back of the throat and loosening mucous. some children get more cough with this loosening. Depending the age of your child he may benefit from cough med if your doctor feels it.s appropriate contact him/her ...Read more

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Child makes whooping sound when inhaling but does not have the cough, is that a symptom of whooping cough?

Child makes whooping sound when inhaling but does not have the cough,  is that a symptom of whooping cough?

Whooping cough: Yes absolutely. But it can also be croup. Go straight to the pediatrician's office asap. If they are having difficulty breathing, go straight to the er now. ...Read more

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Has anyone had their child have a cough for 3 months?

Has anyone had their child have a cough for 3 months?

Many things: Sinusitis, allergy, asthma, exposure to smoke, heartburn, and whooping cough are common causes as dr belilovsky mentioned. Also consider a cough tic, particularly if not at night. Consider chest and sinuses xrys to ru;le out hidden infection. And of course see your pedatrician. ...Read more

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My child has been sick with a cold and a cough for over a week and can't get any better?

My child has been sick with a cold and a cough for over a week and can't get any better?

It is not unusual : To get cough and cold combination this time of year from allergies. Just be sure there is no wheezing as this is treated differently. See pediatrician if with fever, not eating , sleepless/ restless or labored breathing. ...Read more

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