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A 35-year-old member asked:

What to do with baby who is congested in the nose, but no temperature and otherwise seems ok?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Use nasal saline: Infants have short necks & don't usually mouth breath to bypass a congested nose until they are 5-6m. That makes their nose their dominant air source. Using a copious amount of nasal saline to wash out dust & debris is important when they sound congested.
Last updated Oct 23, 2017

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