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Our daughter starts out with a sore throat that quickly moves into cough , runny nose, congestion w/ a clear mucous. All the o.t.c. remedies fail.

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In brief: Have her see her

pediatrician.
Her doctor can examine her & determine if she has an ear infection, sinus infection or viral infection. It also could be an allergy. Without seeing her, knowing her age or other history, it's hard to make a diagnosis.

In brief: Have her see her

pediatrician.
Her doctor can examine her & determine if she has an ear infection, sinus infection or viral infection. It also could be an allergy. Without seeing her, knowing her age or other history, it's hard to make a diagnosis.
Dr. Deborah Ungerleider
Dr. Deborah Ungerleider
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Dr. Melissa Gowans
Pediatrics

In brief: Question?

Without know the age of your child or her situation.
.: Colds are very common in school aged children. The symptoms are as you described for your daughter. Most OTC "remedies" look to relieve some symptoms (mostly don't work). Generally sore throat lasts about 3 days, runny nose 7-10 days and cough 3+ weeks for your average viral illness. Visit your pediatrician for suggestions for symptom control

In brief: Question?

Without know the age of your child or her situation.
.: Colds are very common in school aged children. The symptoms are as you described for your daughter. Most OTC "remedies" look to relieve some symptoms (mostly don't work). Generally sore throat lasts about 3 days, runny nose 7-10 days and cough 3+ weeks for your average viral illness. Visit your pediatrician for suggestions for symptom control
Dr. Melissa Gowans
Dr. Melissa Gowans
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