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A 19-year-old female asked:

My baby is 3 1/2 weeks old and has dry cough and stuffed nose. is it okay for him to inhale vicks with steam water ?

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Dr. Lori Semel
Pediatrics 36 years experience
Uri young baby: I prefer to stick with only normal saline drops in the nose followed by suctioning, upright position and a vaporizer isok in the room. I prefer to avoid the Vicks at this young age.
Last updated Feb 18, 2015

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