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toddler had nose running, stopped now dry cough

my 2 yr old had runny nose and sneezing for a week, no fever, active and happy
never had cold before
it stopped, nothing yesterday
this morning she is couching and it sounds verp raspy and dry
called ped office, nurse said no worries unless fever, weasing or breathing difficulties

daughter has never had any of this before
and it sounds almost croupe like
just started this morning and now when she is napping

please any advice

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boredmom44

Asked by boredmom44 at 3:14 PM on Aug. 12, 2009 in Health

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  • Instead of it running out the nose, it is probably draining down the back of the throat at night then when she is napping causing the membranes to dry out. She is old enough to have honey...I'd give 1T before bed and naps to help out with the cough.
    Jademom07

    Answer by Jademom07 at 3:16 PM on Aug. 12, 2009

  • thanks
    yes forgot nurse said honey also
    boredmom44

    Answer by boredmom44 at 3:44 PM on Aug. 12, 2009

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