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Dr. John Munshower
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My daugter is 10 months old..She is suffering from chest congestion and cold...She is not eating anything even can't feed for last 4 days.

My daugter is 10 months old..She is suffering from chest congestion and cold...She is not eating anything even can't feed  for last 4 days.

Get her evaluated: At 10 months old, it is important to get your child evaluated since she has not eaten in 4 days. She is at risk of getting sicker, not only from her "cold" but also from malnutrition and possible dehydration. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Dr. Aaron Milstone
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Dr. Warren Foster
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Chest Congestion (Definition)

Chest congestion is a symptom of increased secretions in the airways, which often occurs with viral or bacterial infections of the lung or upper airway. Sometimes chest congestion can be a sign of fluid buildup within the lung ...Read more


Dr. Ratna Dhingra
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My baby is having cold and chest congestion, can I give yogurt and other dairy products to her?

My baby is having cold and chest congestion, can I give yogurt and other dairy products to her?

Yes: Giving yogurt and dairy products does not generally increase chest congestion--that is not a scientific fact although people sometimes feel it does.The only rare instance would be if the baby had an allergy to milk which is relatively rare. ...Read more

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Dr. Aaron Milstone
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Dr. Al Hegab
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My two month old has really bad chest congestion. Is there anything I can do to help her?

My two month old has really bad chest congestion. Is there anything I can do to help her?

See her doctor: at this age with a bad congestion as you described, better be seen by a doctor, could just be a viral infection, but need to make sure it isn't anything serious, good luck ...Read more

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Dr. SG Erman
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Dr. Debi Williams
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What are effective home remedies for chest congestion?

What are effective home remedies for chest congestion?

Try these tips:: Avoid milk as it can increase mucus production in many people. Increase your water intake to help loosen the phlem. Take a hot shower and breathe the steam or boil water on the stove. Many hots teas are soothing such as mullen and honey. Do not give honey to children or infants. Any cough lasting longer than one week should be evaluated by a doctor just in case infection is present. ...Read more

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Dr. Alvaro Aranda
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Dr. Tracy Sinha
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What should I do to treat my stubborn chest congestion?

What should I do to treat my stubborn chest congestion?

Be clear: What is stubborn means ? How lond do you have it how often? Is it seasonal ? Any family member has it? Tke some decogetant and nucolytic stuff too. Lot of water. ...Read more

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Dr. Oscar Novick
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Sudden chest congestion?

Sudden chest congestion?

Allergic reaction: A return to florida may have triggered off an allergic reaction which has brought on the sudden coughing spell. ...Read more

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Dr. Taj Jiva
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What is the best OTC for chest congestion in adults. ?

What is the best OTC for chest congestion in adults. ?

Need to see Doc : Chest congestion may have different causes, it could be cold, viral infections, bronchial asthma, bronchitis, pneumonia or fluids from heart trouble. If symptoms persists need to see a doc, and possibly a chest radiograph to make sure there is no fluid in lungs. Hence, treatment depends on the cause. ...Read more

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Dr. Mark Loury
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Congestion (Definition)

Congestion refers to any situation of "backup of fluid." Congestion may refer to the sinuses being backed up with mucus, while pulmonary congestion refers to a backup of fluid into the lungs due to ...Read more


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