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What's the best thing I can do for my 21 month old for his runny nose and cough that won't go away?

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In brief: URI

A plain uncomplicated cold may last up to 7 to 10 days, the mucus changes from clear to cloudy and you may have a productive cough.
Make sure you run a humidifier and suction the nose out with saline drops. If your child seems to be in any way worsening, has difficulty breathing and has cha ge in behavior and activity, is not eating or drinking and has a protracted fever, see your child's doc asap.

In brief: URI

A plain uncomplicated cold may last up to 7 to 10 days, the mucus changes from clear to cloudy and you may have a productive cough.
Make sure you run a humidifier and suction the nose out with saline drops. If your child seems to be in any way worsening, has difficulty breathing and has cha ge in behavior and activity, is not eating or drinking and has a protracted fever, see your child's doc asap.
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Dr. Lisa Gurwitz
Obstetrics & Gynecology

In brief: See your pediatricia

Needs evalutation by a doctor.

In brief: See your pediatricia

Needs evalutation by a doctor.
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