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2 month old with cold and cough

A 1-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
25 years experience Pediatrics
Cough med in toddler: Most over the counter cough and cold preparations in the children's section are not FDA approved for children under 2 years. Cough caused by post na ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Raymond Blair
17 years experience Family Medicine
Moderate: If she is healthy, her risk is fairly low as long as you are not running a fever and practicing proper hygiene. If you are running fever, you are more ... Read More
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Dr. Sue Ferranti
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Avoid spreading...: In order to avoid spreading the bacteria or virus causing your pneumonia, you should wash your hands frequently, especially prior to touching the bab ... Read More
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Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Pneumonia: Term applies to infection of lung and whether it is communicable to family will depend on the causative agent. Some are not transmissible by inhalati ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joy Jackson
19 years experience Family Medicine
Cold : Cold and cough medicine should not be used in a child under the age of 4 years. First of all, make sure your baby is seen by his doctor. There are cer ... Read More
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
I wouldn't: The nasal & airway structure of young infants is quite different from older kids or adults. Studies have shown no benefit of cough/cold preparatio ... Read More
A 1-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julan Crane
25 years experience Pediatrics
Cold Meds children: No cough and cold medicine is recommended if it's the old formulation.
A female asked:
Dr. Robin Ifft
43 years experience Pediatrics
I : I would not recommend giving a child dimetapp for a long period. If this child has allergies, then loratidine (claritin) is a much better option for a ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Arenberg
31 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Time and patience: Colds go away in spite of, not because of, all the over-the-counter remedies we use. Some feel better with humidified air, but make sure your humidif ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Air pollution: A newborn will react with cough and sneezing when any irritant triggers the response. This is commonly things as simple as a woman's perfume,fragrance ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lori Semel
35 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: A "cold" can be significant a this age. Young babies are nose only breathers, so make sure that you keep her passages clear by using saline drops, enc ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Bronchitis/sinusitis: Can follow a bad common cold, and can last for several weeks, or you may have asthma, a visit to an allergist/immunologist would be helpful, check a ... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Faryal Ghaffar
30 years experience Pediatrics
Pomegranate juice: Usually pomegranate juice is recommended around 8-10 months of age. In adults it has been shown to decrease duration of cold symptoms.
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