A 34-year-old female asked about a 1-year-old female:
13 month old with runny nose and cough. no fever. should i give any over-the-counter meds to feel better? if so, what?
2 doctor answers • 2 doctors weighed in
Specializes in Pediatrics
Cold: it is better not to give your child any medications. Try suctioning the nose, elevation of head of the bed and run a humidifier.
3386 viewsAnswered Dec 5, 2018
Pediatrics 22 years experience
No: Too young for over the counter meds. You can elevate the bed, suction the nose with bulb suction, spray saline into the nose, encourage lots of clear fluids by mouth. Patience, and the patient will improve.
3383 viewsAnswered Dec 5, 2018
Last updated Dec 5, 2018
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