Kid Cough

How serious is your kid's cough? Learn how to identify the symptoms of chronic coughs, whooping cough, and more so you can provide the best treatment.

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How to Tell If That Cough Is a Sign of the Coronavirus
Coughing is a relatively common symptom of COVID-19. Here's how to tell whether your child has a normal cough or if it could be related to the coronavirus, and when you need to call the doctor.
Wet Cough vs. Dry Cough in Kids: Causes, Symptoms, and Home Remedies
Knowing the difference between a hacking dry cough and a productive wet cough is the first step in helping your child feel better. Here's what parents need to know to about these common symptoms.
Dry Cough in Kids: Causes, Remedies, and When to See a Doctor
A dry cough doesn't produce any mucus or phlegm, and it tends to stick around for days or weeks. Learn more about the causes of dry cough and natural remedies to combat it.
Is Putting Vicks VapoRub On Your Kid's Feet a Safe, Effective Cough Cure?
Rumor has it rubbing the mentholated ointment on the bottom of your child's feet can stop a cough. But just how safe is this (clever!) DIY cure? 
All About Croup in Babies and Toddlers
Croup is a common respiratory illness that causes scary symptoms, such as a barking "croup cough" and inflammation of the vocal cords and windpipe. Learn more about croup causes, signs, and home remedies.
Bronchiolitis Symptoms and Treatment
Bronchiolitis is caused when a virus infects small tubes in the lungs. Learn how to spot the symptoms of bronchiolitis, which are similar to those of common colds, to prevent and treat it.

More Kid Cough

Toddler Cough: Causes, Treatment, and When to Worry
Don't assume your toddler's or kid's cough is nothing more than a cold. Here are the common causes of toddler coughs, the best treatment options, and when you should worry.
7 Causes of Chronic Cough in Children
Could it be from a cold, asthma, or something else altogether? Our experts help you figure out potential causes of a persistent cough in children.
How to Decode Your Baby's Cough

Caring for a baby with a wet or dry cough? Listen for wheezing, hacking, or barking first, then read on to find out what's normal and when it's time to worry.