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A 29-year-old female asked:

How do i help my 6 month old get rid of phlegm in her throat? she has a runny nose with clear snot, small rattling cough, no fever & is not fussy

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Dr. Nela Cordero
Pediatrics 55 years experience
AURI: Keep giving fluids and the plegm will just liquify and disappear with the viral infection.
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Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 59 years experience
Saline nose drops: Saline nose drops and a vaporizer is also very helpful. The use of a bulb syringe will also help to suck up some of the mucus.
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Last updated Oct 4, 2014

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