What are the causes of coughing and wheezing in a baby?

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There is a myriad of reasons why your baby may cough or wheeze. Possible causes of coughing and wheezing in a baby are:

Sr.NoReason & Description
1Choking
The coughing is unexpected and the baby has not been unwell.
2Colds
This is the most common cause of coughing.
3Bronchitis
This is a type of chest infection, causing cough and wheezing.
4Croup
This tends to cause a barking, hoarse cough.
5Allergy
This can cause coughing after exposure to particular substances.
6Smoke
Do not smoke around babies as it can cause them to cough.
7Whooping cough
It's a communicable infection, which can be prevented by vaccination
8Asthma
Coughing and wheezing are worse after exercise or at night.
9Pneumonia
This causes cough, fast breathing, and high fever.
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Published on 27-Feb-2019 10:27:50
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