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If your child has a barking cough:
If none of these techniques work after you have tried them for about 30 minutes, call your doctor or seek medical attention at an emergency facility.
If your child's symptoms improve with these methods and he or she feels better, put your child back in bed with the humidifier blowing nearby.
Current as of:
July 6, 2021
Author: Healthwise StaffMedical Review: William H. Blahd Jr. MD, FACEP - Emergency MedicineAdam Husney MD - Family Medicine
Current as of: July 6, 2021
Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review:William H. Blahd Jr. MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine & Adam Husney MD - Family Medicine
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