A 31-year-old female asked:
Baby boy 10 weeks, weight 7kg. very congested and blocked nose with a productive cough. no fever. does not sleep well. what should i do?
1 doctor answer • 6 doctors weighed in
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Nasal wash out: The first months are troubled by narrow nasal passages & 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 rattling with breathing. 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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Last updated Jun 23, 2019
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