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My four year old's been coughing a lot lately. It comes and goes every two weeks or so and doesn't seem to get any better with acetaminophen or ibuprofen. I even have her shower longer, sometimes twice a day if possible. I've tried allergy medicines but n

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
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In brief: Have it evaluated

At four a recurrent pattern of cough may be an early indicator of mild asthma.
Write down all you recall about this pattern & take it in & review this history with the doc during a visit. A referral for some pulmonary function studies may be needed to sort this out.

In brief: Have it evaluated

At four a recurrent pattern of cough may be an early indicator of mild asthma.
Write down all you recall about this pattern & take it in & review this history with the doc during a visit. A referral for some pulmonary function studies may be needed to sort this out.
Dr. James Ferguson
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In brief: See below

Acetaminophen or Ibuprofen will not help cold or cough symptoms.
If she has not been seen, she should see her doctor.

In brief: See below

Acetaminophen or Ibuprofen will not help cold or cough symptoms.
If she has not been seen, she should see her doctor.
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
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