My Child’s Cough and Breathing Sounds Like…

by Kristen Stuppy, MD

Parents often bring in kids with a cough but can’t describe what it sounds like. I sometimes get to hear it if they cough, but Murphy’s Law also says that a child who coughs often throughout the night and frequently during the day will have a 15 minute period of no cough at the exact time the doctor is in the exam room.

In all seriousness — coughs, regardless of the source — are usually worse at night, which means your  doctor won’t usually get to hear the worst of it.

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