A 29-year-old female asked:

My 6 week old has a cold runny nose,coughing,sneezing and congested.with no fever, what can i give her or what can i do. i have been using sterimar?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 48 years experience
?irritants?: The first months are troubled by narrow nasal passages aggravated by exposure to dust, fragrences, smoke & other irritants.Baby tries to flush these out of the nose with mucous but this often ends as congestion & produces drainage & cough. The best rx is washing out the nose with saline & suctioning the remainder. Eliminate irritants from babies environment &this will happen less
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