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My two year old son has been extremely congested and coughing very badly, but only at night.?
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
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In brief: ??sleeping envt??
Night only cough is often triggered by allergens or iritants causing postnasal drainage, dry heat or mild uncontrolled asthma.
Talk with your dr about this. Pillow & matress encasements can reduce dust mite exposure.Humidifiers, head up bed angle, air particle filters etc may all help.

In brief: ??sleeping envt??
Night only cough is often triggered by allergens or iritants causing postnasal drainage, dry heat or mild uncontrolled asthma.
Talk with your dr about this. Pillow & matress encasements can reduce dust mite exposure.Humidifiers, head up bed angle, air particle filters etc may all help.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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Dr. Mary Ann Block
General Practice
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In brief: Elevate bed
Slightly elevating the head of the bed can allow the mucous to drain more easily.
He could also be allergic to dust mites which are usually found in the bed.

In brief: Elevate bed
Slightly elevating the head of the bed can allow the mucous to drain more easily.
He could also be allergic to dust mites which are usually found in the bed.
Dr. Mary Ann Block
Dr. Mary Ann Block
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Dr. Albert Pizzo
Agree with Dr. Block about elevating the HEAD of the bed as the problem may be the baby is regurgitating stomach contents into his throat and even inhaling some of that. This is called GERD. This requires an examination and consultation with your pediatrician for diagnosis and proper treatment.
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