Cough is a very common disease phenomenon, especially in winter, when doctors treat patients or answer parents’ questions. It is a response of the mucous membrane of throat, trachea and bronchus to stimulation. In most cases, coughing is a self-protection method for the human body to relieve pain.

However, every time a child has a cough, the performance will be different: sometimes dry cough, sometimes phlegm; Sometimes occasionally cough; Sometimes it is a cough; Sometimes it is heavy during the day, sometimes it is obvious at night, and sometimes there is a sudden cough at midnight. What is the cause? Many parents feel helpless when their children cough. Let’s have a comprehensive contact and understanding of the baby’s cough through several small case studies.

Case 1: habitual cough relieves throat discomfort

The mother brought her 7-year-old daughter to the hospital, mainly because the child’s cough has not improved in the past two weeks. I took a lot of medicine to treat cough, but the effect was not obvious.

Inspection and diagnosis

Ask the child to know that coughing is the child’s own initiative. I always feel something stuck on my throat. A few coughs can relieve this discomfort. After examination, it was found that there were no other abnormalities except some redness and swelling in the child’s throat. Finally, it was diagnosed that the child was suffering from pharyngitis.

Treatment and nursing

Taking medicine to treat cough is often not as effective as taking lozenges to moisten the throat or reduce inflammation. Sometimes, although the cough caused by this pharyngitis is not accompanied by other symptoms, it lasts for a long time. Therefore, it is very important to adhere to the treatment.

What you want to know: why sometimes I cough badly and sometimes I don’t cough?

Pharyngitis is a common upper respiratory tract infection, mostly caused by viral infection. Because people are sensitive to the changes of the pharynx, they often have itching, foreign body sensation and other abnormal manifestations after being stimulated. In order to eliminate or alleviate this discomfort, cough has become a way of autonomous relief. This cough is not severe, it is more frequent at rest and less frequent at play.

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Page 2: Pyogenic tonsillitis

Page 3: lower respiratory tract infection

Page 4: allergic symptoms

Page 5: foreign matter choking into the air pipe


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