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3 month old humidifier

A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Yes,but: The humidifier may be helpful for congestion and cough, but i consider the vick's additive an air pollutant & more likely to aggravate than help a sma ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Holly Maes
35 years experience Pediatrics
Absolutely: The more humidity the better. Put the humidifier right next to her crib, not 20 feet away across the room. Extra humidity helps soothe the airways fro ... Read More
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Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Maybe: In situations where the ambient humidity is low (heated house, winter , dry outside environment) it is quite helpful. In some situations, like an air ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: I encourage their use when the heat is on in the house because it drys out the air. During the summers, the house is already humid and its use adds li ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Katharine Cox
44 years experience Pediatric Emergency Medicine
5-6 feet: Any closer may cause too much humidity. Use gentle saline and keep his nasal passages clear. Keep the humidifier clean. Keep his room cool and head up ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Patterson
31 years experience Pediatrics
See your doctor: It would be unusual for a 3 month old to have allergies leading to nasal congestion. At that age, their nose is small, so it does not take much to plu ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hanford Brace
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No: Humidified air will help if nose congested and runny. I would try and use distilled water, keep a distance away as per the gadgets instructions. Sho ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Don't recommend it: The alcohol will decrease the hormone prolactin & decrease your output, the alcohol also transfers into the milk as it is made. The alcohol & its brea ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robin Ifft
42 years experience Pediatrics
Assuming : Assuming the er physician felt your infants fever was due to a viral illness, you can observe at home if your infant is alert, eating well, having his ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmed Yousry
28 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
May be : You should check with your pediatrician first.
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A female asked:
Dr. Lori Semel
34 years experience Pediatrics
Humdifier: If you put the Vicks in the humidifier and not on the baby, it is ok.

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