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A 20-year-old female asked:

My 8 month old has a lot of phlegm and he is coughing ....how can i treat him naturally??

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Dr. Tanya Russo
Pediatrics 25 years experience
Cough remedies: Most medications and herbs are not appropriate for infants. Increasing humidity and keeping your baby well hydrated may lessen the symptoms and to support her body as it heals itself. Prolonged symptoms of cough and congestion should be evaluated by your pediatrician and may require treatment.

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A 20-year-old female asked:

My 8 month old has a lot of phlegm and he is Coughing ...does the Chamomile help him and how can i use it?

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Dr. Tanya Russo
Pediatrics 25 years experience
Chamomile: Chamomile teas are occassionally given to infants with difficulty sleeping. The warmth of the tea may help thin the mucous. Prolonged symptoms of cough and congestion should be evaluated by your pediatrician and may require treatment.

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Last updated May 25, 2014

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