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my 2 month old baby has had a congested nose for almost 3 weeks. how long will this continue? ive used saline solution to loosen everything

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Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Until mouth breathe: In babies the primary cause of congestion is the environment. House dust, fragrance, perfumes, detergent or cleaning products all leave scents that may not bother you but irritate a babies nose. A good nasal clean out with saline can remove much of this irritant load, but removing the offending irritants from babies life helps more in the long run.Air particle filters can also help.
Answered on May 2, 2019
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