How to Stop a Toddler's Cough

If your toddler's coughing is accompanied by a runny nose, low fever, headache or a feeling of general malaise, she may have the flu or the common cold. In some cases, a cough may be the sign of a more serious condition, such as asthma. Consult your child's pediatrician to determine the severity of your child's cough.

Megan Smith
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My Toddler Has Had a Cough for a Month

A persistent cough lasts for more than three weeks, according to the Mayo Clinic, and requires a proper diagnosis to resolve. Several medical conditions, including asthma, bronchitis and inhalation of a foreign body, cause coughing.

Carolyn Williams
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Fever, Coughing, Loss of Appetite, Irritability & Rashes in an Infant

If your infant experiences a fever, coughing, loss of appetite, irritability and a rash, several different conditions could be to blame. Your baby could have a virus such as roseola or hand, foot and mouth disease, or she could be suffering ill effects from a recent vaccine or even from teething.

J.M. Andrews
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Ways to Help My Toddler With a Cough & Runny Nose

Any number of things can cause your toddler to experience a cough and runny nose from a common cold to a more serious virus. In many cases, you can help relieve your toddler's symptoms at home.

Rose Welton
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Concussion Symptoms in Toddlers

Toddlers learning to explore their world often take tumbles that result in nasty bumps to the head. It is important to be able to determine if your child may have sustained a concussion.

Jill Herr, MD
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Toddler's Morning Cough

Dry, hacking, raspy or heavy with phlegm, a toddlerís morning cough might be nothing more than a temporary annoyance, but it could also be a sign of a more serious respiratory problem, such as asthma.

Regan Hennessy
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A Rash on a Baby's Leg

Rashes are a common symptom in babies. Most rashes in babies are benign and will go away on their own or with symptomatic treatment with over-the-counter medicines or home remedies. A rash on a babyís leg can indicate an infection, an inflammatory response or a sign of a serious condition.

Ruben J. Nazario
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A Hacking Cough in a Toddler

Although a persistent cough can interfere with your toddlerís sleep and make her sound very ill, coughing is not usually a sign of serious illness. Coughing protects your toddlerís airways by keeping them clear of mucus and other secretions.

Erin Carson
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How to Treat a Toddler's Nighttime Cough

Nighttime coughing is frustrating for parents and toddlers. It interferes with your toddlers sleep, making it difficult to get some much needed rest. The Food and Drug Administration, however, doesnít recommend cough medication for toddlers, reports the Mayo Clinic.

Nicki Howell
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Infant Face Rashes Due to Formula Allergies

A rash on your babyís face might cause you to worry about her health. A formula allergy can result in facial rashes and, according to Baby Center, such allergies are common among babies. Fortunately, you can treat and prevent face rashes due to formula allergies with topical lotions and changing formulas.

Jessica Lietz
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Grapes for Toddlers During Cold & Cough

When a common cold or a virus-fed cough lays your toddler low, itís frustrating to known that antibiotics or other prescribed medicines canít help. Your childís pediatrician is the expert source for the best over-the-counter medicines and foods to give her.

Ellen Douglas
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A Mouth Rash in an Infant

Rashes around and in an infant's mouth can have several causes. The most common cause of a mouth rash in infants is oral thrush, which is rarely serious and usually resolves itself without treatment.

Karen Lac
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