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My six month old daughter has intermittent cough. Pls suggest a temp remedy til i see her doc. We r all at our wits end unable to sleep please help me?

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Dr. Colton Bradshaw
Pediatrics
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In brief: Few options exist...

I share your rightful apprehension about your baby.
However, for the treatment of a cough in an infant, there are very few options without a proper medical evaluation. Of utmost concern is the possibility of "bronchiolitis"--a viral infection that can turn into a serious respiratory illness potentially requiring more aggressive support. If you or baby can not sleep it may be best to go to the er..

In brief: Few options exist...

I share your rightful apprehension about your baby.
However, for the treatment of a cough in an infant, there are very few options without a proper medical evaluation. Of utmost concern is the possibility of "bronchiolitis"--a viral infection that can turn into a serious respiratory illness potentially requiring more aggressive support. If you or baby can not sleep it may be best to go to the er..
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