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What can I do to get a 9 year old child's cough to calm down enough for him to go to sleep?

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Dr. Claude Parola
Internal Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Find the cause

You need to know first what is causing him to be coughing that much.
Asthma, post nasal drip, regurgiation can cause cough, let his doctor evaluate him.

In brief: Find the cause

You need to know first what is causing him to be coughing that much.
Asthma, post nasal drip, regurgiation can cause cough, let his doctor evaluate him.
Dr. Claude Parola
Dr. Claude Parola
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Dr. Jeffrey Seiden
Pediatrics - Emergency Medicine

In brief: Honey

Try 1/2 - 1 teaspoon of honey 20-30 minutes before bed.
You can also use Vicks BabyRub on his chest and neck. A humidifier may help as well.

In brief: Honey

Try 1/2 - 1 teaspoon of honey 20-30 minutes before bed.
You can also use Vicks BabyRub on his chest and neck. A humidifier may help as well.
Dr. Jeffrey Seiden
Dr. Jeffrey Seiden
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Dr. Jay Park
Pediatrics

In brief: Depends upon...

The effective remedy for your child's cough depends on the underlying cause.
If your child is coughing often enough to interfere with sleep, have your child evaluated by primary care physician.

In brief: Depends upon...

The effective remedy for your child's cough depends on the underlying cause.
If your child is coughing often enough to interfere with sleep, have your child evaluated by primary care physician.
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park
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