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Croupy cough (no sore throat) no phlem coming up I hear gurgling?

Coughing. Coughing without producing phlegm is likely related to a viral infection of the lower windpipe. Rattling sounds are due to areas where thick mucus is coating the walls of the airway. Supporting the immune system and monitoring for progression to a bacterial infection or pneumonia will serve you well. Keep your lungs active and cough out what comes up easily. Seek eval if worsening. Read more...

5 yr old has bad cold - congestion, sore throat, barking cough. All OTC cold meds w/ decongestant say 6+. Is there something I can give him?

Check with . Your md as childrens otc medicines are based on weight. Not all otc meds are safe for children under certain ages/weights so please consult with your md. You should have the throat checked to be sure it is not strep. Read more...

2yr old daughter has 101.9° temp, cough progressing since saturday, sore throat, loss if appetite. Drinking ok. Was shaking from being cold.

Temp. Use Motrin it will get the temp down fastest. Make sure she is well hydrated- the urine should be clear on the diaper and not bright yellow. It seems like a common cold- clear secretions with no color if colored an antibiotic may be necessary and then see the pediatrician. Good luck. Read more...

My daughter keeps coughing since last mon. Now she can't sleep due to her sore throat and cough. No fever. Don't know what to do I tried everything.

Sore throat + cough. Most commonly, Sore throat and cough could be signs of either - 1. Infection - viral or bacterial 2. Allergy 3. Acid reflux. Patient with above symptoms should see a medical professional for evaluation and treatment of the above. . Read more...