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Baby Has Runny Nose But No Fever
This is a symptomatic disorder of the nose characterized by inflamed nasal mucosa. Groupings of rhinitis exist triggered by infection, allergy, non-allergic triggers/exposure, meds, immune disorder, and/or structural problems in the nose. Symptoms can include itching, sneezing, congestion, watery/mucoid drainage, post-nasal drainage with sore throat, ear ...Read more
9mo baby has runny nose, fever, irritable/fussy with a wheezing type cough. Is this just a cold or should I be concerned. Also has been diag. W/ reflux?
My 8 month old baby has a runny nose, cough (slyme) and fever of 38. What can I do or should I take her to the ER?
My 2 month baby is still coughing and she has a runny nose but no fever. I took her to her pediatrician. She said her lungs are fine. What should I do?
My 2month baby been coughing & a runny nose for 3weeks with no fever. Her eating and wet diapers are still the same. Dr said it's ok. What should I do?
Common: 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& cough. The best rx is washing out the nose with saline & suctioning the remainder. Eliminate irritants from babies environment & this will happen less. ...Read more
Baby: If would hard to know if especially a very young baby. The best thing is to have the baby evaluated by your primary care provider to see what maybe wrong. Hope this helps. ...Read more
My baby is 2 months old. He is congested and have a runny nose. But there is no fever. Is there any OTC meds I can give him? Like paracetamol?
My child has a productive cough for 3 days now- we are on vacay- no fever, feels great, diminished appetite but fluid intake is high- runny nose but i?
The question is unclear but cough is only of 3 days duration and your child sounds well. Several issues to consider overtime if cough persists are; the nature of the sputum, associated difficulty breathing, are symptoms more at night or with activity, is appetite still suppressed etc.
I will be very glad to follow up with your daughter if cough does not respond to your supportive measures. ...Read more
No fever no cough or runny nose eating ok 2 teeth are coming out at once baby waking up through night is this normal?
Absolutely normal: The waking can be related to the teething. If usual comfort measures such as massaging gums, using frozen teething, or just cuddling and reassuring baby not working, you can use an appropriate dose of pain reliever such as tylenol (acetaminophen) or ibuprofen. Teething gels may provide very short term relief, but in general don't really help a lot ...Read more
5 year old child has runny nose and cough for over 5 days. Should I give a cough suppressant or let it run its course? No fever and is acting fine.
Red spots on forehead. Baby w/cough & runny nose on/off & pinkeye-like symptoms that went away in a day. Is this measles?! Scared. Active no fever
1 month baby has a runny nose, has trouble sleeping, sounds like he chokes when when he breathes and has been fussy. Has no fever. What can be wrong?
My 21month baby has measle like rashes all over the face, his chest, his belly and extremities. But no fever, runny nose and teary eyes.
Rash: It is really hard to diagnose rash on the body of a baby. It is better to see your pediatrician about this rash, especially if it this extensive rash ...Read more
My 3 yr old has a had a cough for about 3 weeks now that is progressively getting worse. He also has a runny nose but no fever. What should I do?
Help 1yr old had swine flu 2 weeks later still has cough, and really bad runny nose, but no fever. What to do?
My 9 month old daughter has a hoarse cough, that is worse at night. She also has a stuffy, runny nose, but no fever.?
Allergy?: This is the time of year when things come into bloom and allergies appear. Or she may have a viral uri. If she becomes worse have her seen by your family doctor. ...Read more
My 3 yr old daughter is coughing nonstop for the past 2 days and has runny nose but no fever. Coughing makes sleeping hard. How can she sleep better?
Cough: It's important to know the reason your child is coughing so much. It may be as simple as a cold or allergies or more complex such as whooping cough or asthma. For allergies or post nasal drip you can try an over the counter children's formula antihistamine such as benadryl (diphenhydramine). However, if the cough persists for more than 3 days or she appears uncomfortable it is best to have her seen by a doctor. ...Read more
My daugter is 20 months. Since Sunday she has a runny tummy in the morning and vomiting once a day, then she is fine the rest of the day. She has a slightly runny nose, but no fever or other symptoms. Should I be concerned?
Do you have a pediat:
Let us know if you have a regular pediatrician for her medical care or not.
For now I would give her a short term (7-10 days) of observation and keep her well hydrated. It may just be a head cold/stomach Flu type ailment which usually resolves in less than 2 weeks. If her symptoms get worse, you should get her checked by a child specialist (Pediatrician). ...Read more
I have a sore throat n runny nose but no fever or pain. Does this clear me of acute retroviral syndrome symptoms (hiv)?
No.: The only way to know for sure is to get tested. ...Read more
My 18 mo old has small red bumps on his tummy & back, a few on his arms he has had a runny nose, but no fever and is full of energy, not acting sick.?
DERMATITIS: He has colds and non-specific rash on body and extremities and playful. Although rash is better diagnosed by looking at it, this could be viral in nature due to associated colds. If in doubt, please see md. Thanks. ...Read more
My throat hurts everytime I swallow and my ears, jaw, neck and some teeth also hurt. I also have runny nose but no fever. What could I have?
This is almost certainly a viral infection. While annoying it is not serious. Antibiotics won't help. It will go away on its own but can last several weeks. Pelargonium sidoides is a herb proven to help viral bronchitis and respiratory infections sold as umcka- see http://bit. Ly/1f6rjci
my other favorite treatment for bronchitis is homeopathy. See http://bit. Ly/h97vwf. ...Read more
Suffring from cold almost three months now. No fever no coufg no weight lost only sneeging and runny nose?
Three days ago I woke up with a heaviness in my chest. I have no fever, not coughing no runny nose no sign of a cold. My body feels achy at times.?
Need more info: Your complaint is very serious. There are many reasons to have a heaviness in the chest, some very minor and some deadly. Get to your family physician ASAP or even the ER at your local hospital to be checked out. ...Read more
Probably not: It is quite likely that he/she has a viral illness. Keep him/her well hydrated and fed light foods. ...Read more
She has had a congested cough for 3 weeks. Only other symptom is a runny nose. No fever. What should I do?
3 year old has a dry raspy cough. No fever and has a good appetite she has a good appetite and in good spirits. Has a little runny nose?
My son is 3 yrs old with a horrible cough that has lasted over a week, what meds can I give him for it? He also has a runny nose and no fever
Such coughs are usually viral in which case antibiotics don't help but you might want to see your doc to make sure he doesn't have pneumonia. If it's viral bronchitis the treatment proven most effective is an herb, pelargonium sidoides, sold as umcka- see http://bit. Ly/1f6rjci
homeopathy also can help though treatment is individualized- see
please don't expose him to smoke! ...Read more
We went to a Malaria area 3 weeks ago with our son 9 months. He has a runny nose like a little flu. No fever. Should I get him tested for malaria?
No: If his symptoms became worse or persist, take him to his pediatrician for diagnosis and treatment ...Read more
13 m old kid had 3 day fever 98.8_99, then 2 days no fever. During this time he started cough with runny nose. His temperature is 98.8. Any concerns?
Cold in our family. Lasts a bit long has been 4 weeks for me. Getting better now. I have a wet cough but SIGNIFICANTLY better. No fever. Runny nose but seems to be getting better. Is it normal for some symptoms to last like this?
Can happen: Most probably it is sinusitis, first starts as viral upper respiratory infection, then at times secondary bacterial infection kicks in, and that takes time for the body to eradicate, so if you are suffering still, kindly see your doctor, as you may need antibiotics, good luck ...Read more
13 month old with runny nose and cough. No fever. Should I give any over-the-counter meds to feel better? If so, what?
No: Too young for over the counter meds. You can elevate the bed, suction the nose with bulb suction, spray saline into the nose, encourage lots of clear fluids by mouth. Patience, and the patient will improve. ...Read more
My 6-month-old started what sounds like a fake cough. He doesn’t do it at night and has no fever or runny nose. Is this normal?
Probably: I'm always amazed at how manipulative babies can be. Your baby very well may be making that noise because it gets your attention! Of course, if it's persistent and constant, better have it checked. ...Read more
My 12 month old daughter has a runny nose. Suddenly very stuffy. No fever yet. Any tips to help her breather better and to stop the mucus?
My 9 month old has a cough, runny nose. It sounds wet and he has started to sound like its rattling. Should itake him in to be seen? No fever
Tomorrow I am having a colonoscopy and endoscopy, with anesthesia. I have a slight cold runny nose, no fever. Will it be okay to have it done?
Probably: If you are not having a fever, greenish drainage, or shortness of breath he will most likely be okay to proceed with the colonoscopy and endoscopy. However, he will need to check with your doctor to make sure he will proceed with it. I would definitely check with them prior to performing your bowel prep so that you don't do that unnecessarily. ...Read more
My son has just turned one and seems to be coming down with his first cold (?). Mucus cough and runny nose. No fever. Is medication necessary?
Viral cough and cold: Your child most likely has a viral infection. Medications are not necessary esp at that age, avoid all over the counter cold meds. If your child is uncomfortable and has a fever you may give a fever reducer such as Tylenol (acetaminophen) or Advil. When giving these medications make sure you dose it by the child's weight. ...Read more
7th day after crop started my 3 years old son still has some cough with no crop like sound anymore. No fever and very little runny nose. Is it normal?
Yes, that is very: Common. The virus that causes croup causes cold symptoms and cough, even without croup in some children and adults. So the cough and congestion often lasts for 1-2 weeks, just like any other cold. If he develops a new fever or trouble breathing again, you should contact his doctor. ...Read more