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18 month old boy with a wet to dry cough no fever and not much of a runny nose struggling to sleep what could it be have a history of bronchiolitis.?

Reactive airway. Possible early asthma like symptoms where the baby airways ate spasming cause him to cough or even wheeze. For children, coughing is what they do verses frank wheezing. Cough variant asthma or reactive airway dz. see you pediatrician since he has had bronchitis in the past. Read more...

I have runny nose, constant sneezing, congestion, loss of voice, fatigue, coughing 50/50 wet dry cough, with no fever. Whats wrong with me?

Probably allergies. Above symptoms mostly seen as a result of allergies , tobacco might be adding factor , dangerous. Go see an allergist, til then take delsym, (dextromethorphan) quit smoking, steam inhalationwith ponaris oil, , oil OB oregano 2caps, twice a day, diffuse, tee tree oil for 2 hrs a day. Read more...

I'm having a dry cough, and runny nose and it feels like my chest is congested. Is this a common cold? Will OTC medicine work?

Sure. It sounds that you have a common cold. Watch out for fevers though. I believe that OTC medications can help alleviate some symptoms. Make sure to take them as indicated, do not over use them, drink plenty of fluids, and rest. Your body will recover soon. Read more...
Common Cold. If your dry cough persists for a while (4-6 weeks) this could be secondary to inflammation in your upper airway or lungs subsequent to the common cold viruses or post nasal drip syndrome, in both these cases a short course of inhaled broncho dilators like albuterol might be useful (this is not OTC). Try steam inhalation, it provides symptomatic relief. Read more...

I have a cold (sneezing, runny nose, dry cough). No fever, but feel unusually weak and shaky. Feel viral but not actual pain. Probably not flu?

See your doctor. This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. In that meeting, your doctor will listen to you, perform a throrough examination and possibly order labs or other tests. Based on this information, he/she will be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. Read more...

My three year old daughter has had a persistent dry cough and minimal runny nose without a fever.

Possible allergies. If your daughter is having recurrent symptoms with out fevers and signs of acute infection she is most likely having recurrent allergic symptoms. I would rec using saline nose drops for nasal hygiene. Take some loratidine otc, and look for signs of improvement. If nothing changes in 3-4 weeks then talk to your pediatrician. Read more...