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can i put eucalyptus oil in my baby s humidifier

A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Holly Maes
36 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: This is a very nice way to improve the humidity and also help decongest a baby without giving them medications. Don't forget the baby can use nasal sa ... Read More
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
I don't recommend it: I find these scented mists often aggravate a infants's cough and may lead to more nasal congestion. It probably doesn't bother those older than 5 or s ... Read More

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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
No fragrances : The first months are complicated by narrow nasal passages which swell/close if exposed to dust,fragrances, smoke & other irritants.Baby tries to f ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
I would not: Nasal congestion at that age is aggravated by the smaller size of the nasal passages which make any swelling/drainage block things easier. I find ANY ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
I would not: Nasal congestion at that age is aggravated by the smaller size of the nasal passages which make any swelling/drainage block things easier. I find ANY ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Howard Shapiro
Specializes in Internal Medicine
OK, but clean well: You probably can use eucalyptus oil. If you do, make sure that you thoroughly wash it out after use. Vaporizers can get plugged up. Another alterna ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lori Semel
35 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: The natural mosquito repellant patch is safe to use. :)
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Nelson
Specializes in Gastroenterology
No good evidence fou: Eucalyptus oil is often used for arthritis or steamed to relieve nasal congestion. Peppermint oil can be taken for irritable bowel syndrome, tension h ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Ein
48 years experience Infectious Disease
No : If you have scabies you need to be treated with a topical scabicide such as 5% Permethrin cream applied from neck to toes and left on for 8-14 hours. ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
I never would: Infants & toddlers have narrow nasal passages that are more sensitive to fumes,dust, and other air pollutants. It will often trigger drainage and ... Read More
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Possibly : Can develop a sensitivity to the eucalyptus oil (irritant dermatitis). I have to work within a conventional medical framework and in the conventional ... Read More

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