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Toddler has a “gagging, choking” type of cough. No fever, no vomiting, no excess mucus. What could it be?

Posted by admin on January 6, 2011

Toddler has a “gagging, choking” type of cough. No fever, no vomiting, no excess mucus. What could it be?
The 3 year old toddler coughs hard and the force of the cough seems to stick in his throat, and he gags and seems to choke. His face turns pink from all the exertion and he looks like he’s not getting enough air. But then the coughing stops and he looks fine. What is this?? A normal cough that’ll end sometime soon? Something else?

Answer by hii
it sounds like it could be whooping cough im not positive though
heres a link to a website about it
http://kidshealth.org/parent/infections/bacterial_viral/whooping_cough.html

Answer by live in the now
this is what happens to me when my asthma acts up

Answer by Kj 4 ever <33
Asthma

Answer by Tash ♥RIP Deb♥
Well I’m no toddler, but that exact same thing happens to me when I get a tickle in my throat. The initial cough is spontaneous reaction to the tickle, but the cough sets of something else and I choke.

Mine is caused by allergies. There can be mucous running down the back of his throat without him having a running nose. This is what I get, and it’s called post nasal drip.. You don’t even notice the mucous, but it’s consistent presence in the throat causes an irritation.

It could be allergies or asthma. I’m not sure about whooping cough. A doctor’s visit could be a good ideas. The post nasal drip thing is very simple to check for.

Toddler Cough: Toddler has a “gagging, choking” type of cough. No fever, no vomiting, no excess mucus. What could it be?

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