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Discharge can be a noun or a verb; it has multiple meanings in physics, chemistry, military, and legal usage. The most common medical meaning is a substance that is being excreted. Examples: pus is the discharge from a pimple; a vaginal discharge can mean infection; an ear discharge can mean an infection of the outer ear tract; a nasal discharge ...Read more
By learning: Most of the hospital will teach the families ostomy stomal care, drainage bag care before discharge to home.. Ask them to help you, and they will train you. ( or visiting nurse or your doctor ) most of the equipment is disposable, do not give infection or get one use gloves, use sterile techniques. ...Read more
My son is 5 months and coughibg horrible with mucas drainage...what can i do to help him be more comfortable?
Take to doctor: How long has child been coughing? If more than a week, might be time to take to pediatrician to make sure it is not a lung infection. most coughs are caused by viral infections and if only lasting a few days, not much to do. Unfortunately there is nothing to give a baby this young for cough. You can try filing a bathroom with steam and sitting with baby in bathroom. ...Read more
Treat congestion: You should treat your nasal congestion to help your sinuses clear out. If you have allergies, see an allergist and get tested and treated. An over the counter preparation called sinus buster also helps with sinus congestion, worth a try. ...Read more
Nasal steroids: Nasal steroids are generally a good place to start, as the treat all kinds of inflammatory sinus disease(allergic and non-allergic). Antihistamines help if there is an allergic component, as do oral decongestants. An evaluation by an otolaryngologist is always helpful to look for causes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer