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How can you give a child cough medicine?
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Dr. Andres R Villar
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In brief: Cough
Age of the child and presenting clinical condition are important factors to consider before answering this question.
Is your child having breathing difficulty, fever, could he/she have swallowed a small object, how long has the cough been going on, is your child less than 2 years old, does he/she have asthma.Cough is a protective reflex of your large airways, a prolonged cough could be bad.Call your md.

In brief: Cough
Age of the child and presenting clinical condition are important factors to consider before answering this question.
Is your child having breathing difficulty, fever, could he/she have swallowed a small object, how long has the cough been going on, is your child less than 2 years old, does he/she have asthma.Cough is a protective reflex of your large airways, a prolonged cough could be bad.Call your md.
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