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Belton, MO
A 18-year-old female asked:

My 2 month old son is really congested no fever and bad cough with some wheezing what can i do to make breathing better? did saline drops(don't help)

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Barry Bergman
Pediatrics 43 years experience
See your doctor!: Colds in a two month old particularly if diagnosed with RSV should be followed carefully by their doctor. There are no medicines for RSV and wheezing in this age group. Suctioning is important because they have so much congestion and it helps them breath better but RSV can be serious. Keep in touch with your doctor! call now.
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Dr. Natalie Geary
Pediatrics 32 years experience
Congestion: Your profile says he has RSV a very common virus that can make small infants very very sick. If he is wheezing you need to take him to pediatrician for nebulizer treatements, please.
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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatric Allergy and Asthma 38 years experience
Some babies with RSV respond to albuterol, but many will not. I usually try a test dose and then re evaluate.
Oct 16, 2014
Last updated Feb 26, 2017


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