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colds and flu in children

A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Moosa Ismael Suleman
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Flu symptoms: swine flu is a variant of influenza A. Symptoms are similiar - upper respiratory symptoms, fever, sore throat, body aches, lethargy, with possibly a f ... Read More

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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
36 years experience Family Medicine
Probably: He took 3x the dosage you mentioned (3 tsp= 1 tablespoon) an adult dosage usually starts at 100 -120 pounds, 3 teaspoons would probably be an adult ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Some do read label: Some do contain alcohol, you should read the label.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nela Cordero
53 years experience Pediatrics
AURI: If the colds is severe and kid can ' t breath good, try giving 1/2 tsp. 2x a day. No relief, increase dose to 1 tsp. Below 3 years old we do not give ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Time & handwashing: In time you will have had enough of the airborne viruses that your immunity builds up & these become less frequent.After a basic number you become res ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
35 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Mgt: I would not recommend an over the counter cough medication at this age. If there is nasal congestion, a nasal saline rinse for children may help to re ... Read More
A 4-year-old female asked:
Dr. Katharine Cox
44 years experience Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Likely: Check the ingredients and make sure you base the dose on her weight. If you have any doubt call your pharmacist who can be very helpful. All the best ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Lipkin
51 years experience Internal Medicine
See physician today: Without knowing more detail, if your daughter seems to be having trouble breathing she should be examined as soon as possible. Costochondritis would n ... Read More
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A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. J. patrick Tokarz
Specializes in Family Medicine
Resistance: Everyone gets colds and flu but symptoms can persist if resistance is low from fatigue , allergies, vitamin deficiency or chronic illnes.
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