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A 31-year-old male asked:

Two year old. excess mucus from flu. blocked nostrils. other than saline nasal drops, what can i use to reduce mucus secretion. otrivine? what else?

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Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 59 years experience
Excess mucus: Use a bulb syringe in conjunction with the nose drops. Aldo use a vaporizer and elevate your childs mattress when sleeping. Also push fluids.
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