Can a cool mist humidifier make a wet chesty cough worse? Child has been coughing nonstop very mucusy cough, he has strep humidifier has been on

Sometimes. most coughs in children are due to throat irritation or mucous draining down the throat. Humidifiers help both of these conditions usually by moisturizing the back of the throat and loosening mucous. some children get more cough with this loosening. Depending the age of your child he may benefit from cough med if your doctor feels it.s appropriate contact him/her.