Fayetteville Children's Clinic
HOURS OF SERVICE
M-F 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Sat – 9:30 – 11:30 am
1606 Morganton Road, P.O. Box 53127
Fayetteville, NC 28305
TELEPHONE: 910-484 3121

Cough

Cough is a normal and important reflex of the body. It helps us clear the airway and keeps us from breathing things into the airways and lungs that could cause problems.

Occasional cough is normal, but sometimes it might be a symptom of an illness or another serious condition. A cough can be “wet” if a child b rings up mucus or “dry” if she does not.

Frequent causes of cough:

The common cold:

When your child needs to see a doctor:

How you help your child’s cough:

What to avoid:

Treatment of cough: