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Coughing in Infants and Children

Your child does not seem to be having any difficulty breathing and does not have chest pain, fever, poor appetite, or weight loss and is not coughing up unusual mucous.

For some children with asthma, cough is the most prominent symptom. Think about the way your child is coughing.

  • Is the cough dry?

  • Have you heard wheezing?

  • Does he have a persistent nighttime cough or does he cough with exercise?

Yes, one or more of these statements describes my child.

No, none of these statements describe my child.

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