Top
10
Doctor insights on: What Can I Do For My Ten Month Old Daughters Cough

Share
1

1
What can I do for my ten month old daughters cough?

What can I do for my ten month old daughters cough?

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 more

See 2 more doctor answers
Dr. Sue Ferranti
3,448 doctors shared insights

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


2

2
Should I be worried if my 10 month old is experiencing a cough?

Should I be worried if my 10 month old is experiencing a cough?

Maybe: Cough is not normal in infants.A visit to pediatrician is indicated to determine the cause and treatment. ...Read more

3

3
My 10 month old has a cough and he sometimes crys when he coughs what could it be?

My 10 month old has a cough and he sometimes crys when he coughs what could it be?

Sore throat: Usually that means that they have a sore throat. The other symptom of a sore throat, would be a decreased appetite. You can give him Acetaminophen and see if that helps, so he doesn't cry as much until the cough goes away. ...Read more

4

4
My 10 month old caught my cough, is there anything I can do to help it? Should I be worried?

My 10 month old caught my cough, is there anything I can do to help it? Should I be worried?

Cold/something else: There are a lot of reasons a child can cough. Yes it may be that you had a cold and the child caught it. Colds are caused by viruses and there is nothing that you can take to get rid of a virus like that. If there is a high fever, productive cough, or the child is having trouble breathing you need to get them to their doctor asap. If it is just a cold time will heal all. ...Read more

5

5
2 month old exposed to whopping cough?

2 month old exposed to whopping cough?

See your DR: If your 2 month old has been directly exposed to a confirmed case of pertussis, or whooping cough, you need to see your doctor. At your baby's age, he has not yet completed his primary pertussis vaccination series, so he is susceptible to contracting this disease. Known contacts, including your baby, will need to be treated for exposure to the disease. ...Read more

7

7
My 11th month old has cough, flu, what should I do?

My 11th month old has cough, flu, what should I do?

Comfort measures: You may want to avoid too much milk as this may generate more mucus for the little one to deal with. After a soothing warm bath, you can continue the humidification by setting up a vaporizer/humidifier in baby's room. Use any of the commercially available devices to help remove excess mucus from baby's nose as well. If it's within 48 hrs of onset, you can get meds for flu. ...Read more

8

8
What drug to use for 9 month old with cough and cold?

What drug to use for 9 month old with cough and cold?

Avoid Cold medicines: Cough in young children is extremely frustrating for parents. Unfortunately cough medications used in adults don't work in children. Decongestants in combination with cough medications can actually be harmful. Using guafenesin may be helpful to help secretions stay loose. Increasing fluid intake and humidity in the air can definitely help. Honey (for kids over 12 months) may be a natural remedy. ...Read more

9

9
Is there anything I can give my 9 month old for a cough?

Is there anything I can give my 9 month old for a cough?

No drugs!: Please do not give any medications to your 9 month old. While it has been common practice in the past, and physicians often recommended drugs for cough and cold, recent studies have shown they do not help and may in fact cause harm. No child under 2 years old should take any cough/cold meds, including over the counter. Keep child hydrated, humidify air, and if it persists get evaluated for cause. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
10

10
What can I give my child for persistent (3 months) cough in 22 month old?

What can I give my child for persistent (3 months) cough in 22 month old?

See doctor: 3 months is too long for a cough. You should see the doctor for an evaluation and treatment for the cough. ...Read more

Dr. Colin Sanner
938 doctors shared insights

Tens (Definition)

Is an acronym standing for transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation. We've found that by over-stimulating certain nerves, it "short circuits" the ...Read more