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Home Remedies For Cold And Cough In Children
Symptomatic relief: Tips: sore throat – gargle with warm salt water (1/2 tsp salt in 8 oz of water). Get strep test/culture if very sore. Congestion – saline nose drops or netti pot. For anti-inflammatory effect & mobilizing mucus- homemade chicken noodle soup. Hydrate- lots of water/clear broth/ add honey & asmall amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea.. Fever/ pain – acetaminophen/ nsaid’s rest! ...Read more
Treat symptoms: Most colds are due to viruses and therefore do not need antibiotics. Effective home care will consist of treating symptoms as follows: for congeston-use an over the counter decongestant like sudafed, inhale steam, hot liquids like herbal teas, menthol or eucalyptus rubs, sore throat: salt water gargles, fever- acetaminophen, fatigue- rest and fluids, supplements-vitamin c and zinc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Colds: Cold Tips: For sore throat – gargle with warm salt water (1/2 tsp salt in 8 oz of water). * For congestion – saline nose drops or a neti pot. *For anti-inflammatory effect & mobilizing mucus- homemade chicken noodle soup.**For hydration- lots of water. Try clear broth. * Add honey & a small amt. of lemon juice to Chamomile tea. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can u suggest any remedies for recurrent cold and cough.Its been on and off since last 2 months in some or the other way.
I smoke cigarettes, recently I have become victim of common cold !now I am ok but my coughing is not over! !so what is the best way for the treatment?
What should you consider the best medicinee or "home remedy" for the common cold/flu. Non- prescription?
Treatment for cold: Stay home and rest--get lots of sleep, drink warm fluids, eat chicken soup, inhale steam from tea kettle through nose and breath in, take regular vitamins and extra vit c-1000mg, use zinc louzenges-dissolve slowly in mouth three times per day. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Depends: There are so many different types of cough and cold medications it is impossible without knowing which specific one you are referring to. Most of these medications are no longer recommended for young children because of their side effects. Nasal saline spray is a good starting point. ...Read more
Can i take children's triaminic syrup day time cold and cough, or children's triaminic syrup long acing cough while pregnant? Im 11 weeks and 2 days pregnant
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