A member asked:

My kid won't breath through her mouth when her nose is congested while sleeping. my wife has to stay up and monitor her breathing. any suggestions?

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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh answered

Specializes in Pediatric Allergy and Asthma

An inbox consult is available to discuss but I would suggest nasal saline rinses to open the nasal passages. Some kits have an aspirator. This may be used in conjunction with cool air mist humidification. Propping pillows at a 30 degree angle can help as well.

Answered Jan 17, 2021



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