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What Is The Best Treatment For Barking Cough
Gerd, dog/grass/dust allergy, post nasal drip. Chronic barking cough. Which treatments to use and what is okay for long term use. Claritind long term?
A barking cough that it tickley and I can't sleep with it. How can I get rid of this. Medicines are not helping?
My son has a barking cough and is wheezing worse at night than during the day he has a slight temp and isn't eating much what can I do to help him?
My 2 year old is getting worse every day random fevers barking cough extreme loss of appetite his dr isn't concerned but it's gotten worse again...
My 2 year old has had a barking cough for over a week now, what could this be? No other symptoms apart from hoers voice
Croup: Your child most likely has croup, which is caused by a virus. It causes swelling around the vocal cords, resulting in a hoarse voice and barking cough. It is usually worse at night. Give him lots of clear liquids. Take him in the bathroom with the shower running to breathe steamy air. Call your doctor if a fever >101, more trouble breathing, or not tolerating fluids well. ...Read more
I have been having a serious barking cough, for weeks now. It maybe allergic as the pollen count is very high these days. Can anyone help me?
Maybe not allergic: A barking cough suggests involvement of the windpipe and voice box - not the usual areas for allergies. Think croup, laryngotracheobronchitis, and whooping cough. Cough-variant asthma, vocal cord dysfunction, and acid reflux should also be considered. Your health care professional - medical assistant, nurse practitioner, physician's assistant, md - can help you figure this out. ...Read more
My 3yo son has what i think is croup. Horrible barking cough that will not let up day or night. I have tried everything and not much relief.Plz advise?
Croup: Laryngotracheitis or croup causes a harsh barky cough that sounds awful. Breathing cool air sometimes helps, and a short course of steroids does shorten the course. If any signs of respiratory distress, he should be brought in to the er. It is viral and otherwise needs to run its course, but if not improving bring him in to be evaluated by his doctor. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Barking seals cough: This is seen in croup. It helps to expose the child to a cold and humid air. Croup usually occcurs in the winter months and so opening up the window and letting your child breath at the window helps. If you can take the child outside sefely that works better. Humidifiers may help as well. If the child is having respiratory difficulty then u should take the child to er asap. ...Read more
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