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  1. Understanding the Common Cold -- Prevention

    WebMD's tips for preventing the common cold.

  2. Understanding Common Cold -- Treatments

    Get tips about treating the common cold from the experts at WebMD.

  3. Understanding Swimmer's Ear -- the Basics

    Get the basics on swimmer's ear from the experts at WebMD.

  4. Understanding Swimmer's Ear -- Prevention

    Get the basics on prevention of swimmer's ear from the experts at WebMD.

  5. Understanding Swimmer's Ear -- Symptoms

    Get the basics on the symptoms of swimmer's ear from the experts at WebMD.

  6. Productive Coughs - Topic Overview

    A productive cough helps clear mucus (sputum) and foreign material from the airways. Mucus may be made in the lungs because of bronchitis,pneumonia,or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Colds and allergies may produce mucus that drains down the back of the throat ( postnasal drainage ). Home treatment may be all that is needed to provide relief if you have a productive cough and ...

  7. Cough Symptoms in Children - Topic Overview

    A cough that is more noticeable when your child is lying down is usually caused by mucus running down the back of the throat (postnasal drip) from an upper respiratory infection,such as a cold,sinusitis,or allergy. A child usually has a runny or stuffy nose,may be irritable,and may have a fever. Home treatment is usually all that is needed to provide relief for this type of cough. A cough ...

  8. Understanding Sore Throat - the Basics

    Get the basics on sore throat from the experts at WebMD.

  9. Understanding Sore Throat -- Prevention

    Learn about preventing sore throats.

  10. Barking Coughs in Children - Topic Overview

    If your child has a barking cough: Hold your child in a calming manner. Keep your child quiet,if possible. Crying can make breathing more difficult. Try rocking or distracting your child with a book or game. Use a humidifier to add moisture to the air. Don't use a hot vaporizer. Use only water in the humidifier. Hold your child in your lap,and let the cool vapor blow directly into your ...

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