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How do i get rid of phlegm from cough in my 9month old baby?

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Dr. Mark Diamond
Pediatrics 48 years experience
See below: Patience . Using a vaporizer, the saline nose drops and elevation of the baby while laying down will help.But the baby ultimately has to heal themselves.
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Dr. Johanna Fricke
Pediatrics - Developmental and Behavioral 52 years experience
Infant saline nose: drops followed by gentle suction of her nose with a bulb syringe help. Place a vaporizer across her bedroom, not close to her crib. If she has a rectal temperature of 100-4, laboredn breathing, decreased nursing &;/or decreased peeing, see her doctor. She'll swallow mucus & spit it up or pass it in her stool. As long as the mucus is loose & no other symptoms exist, give it about
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