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Sean S. Lawler, MD

Pediatric Hospitalist
Languages: English
Accepting New Patients
Education
Institution
Type
The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Medical School
Children's National Medical Center
Residency
Board Certifications
  • American Board of Pediatrics, Pediatrics
Services
Blog Posts
By: Sean Stuart Lawler, MD
Monday, April 24, 2017
swedishimgae_whenachildscoughmeanssomethingmore

A loud cough from a child can startle parents into wondering if something is seriously wrong. In most cases, the underlying cause of a cough is relatively harmless. It may be something like hay fever or the result of a lingering cold. All children cough occasionally and a cough is just a reflex meant to clear the airway. But what if the cause is not something minor? What if it is something more serious?

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Affiliated Facilities
Swedish Issaquah
Swedish Cherry Hill
Swedish First Hill
Swedish Edmonds