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whats the best relief for sticky phlegm on babies and congested nose?

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Dr. Richard Wasserman
Allergy and Immunology 44 years experience
Salt water rinse: The best treatment for nasal mucus in a baby is salt water (saline) nasal drops or spray followed by gentle suction with a bulb syringe.

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