A 41-year-old member asked:
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can i put vicks in my son's humidifier?

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Dr. CHERYL COLDWATER
37 years experience Pediatrics
Not recommended: In the cool mist humidifiers which are recommended now, the Vicks will just clog up the system. Hot steam vaporizers are not recommended around children at all due to the risk of burns. The Vicks doesn't "cure" the cold, and isn't necessarily effective. Increased moisture in the air is the main thing that helps your child feel better.
Answered on Mar 23, 2019
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