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Nasal suction : This can be tricky as they are notoriously bad at properly blowing. If they will allow you to use nasal saline spray followed by a bulb suction this will help. If the mucous is caused by allergies the better thing is to address the underlying cause and prevent the mucous. ...Read more
Like material that functions to moisten and protect inner body surfaces. The viscous slippery substance that consists chiefly of mucin, water, cells, and inorganic salts and that is secreted as a protective lubricant coating by the cells and glands of the mucous membranes. The free slime of the mucous membranes, composed of secretion of the glands, various salts, ...Read more
Mucus : a toddler vomiting mucous can happen for any number of reasons. Did it start all of a sudden and has been going on a few days? Or has he always been vomiting? He may be sick with an upper respiratory infection. Or he may have gastroesophageal reflux. Your doctor should be able to figure out what's causing his vomiting and treat him appropriately. ...Read more
How do I get rid of mucus and phlegm for a toddler who has suffered continuously for the past 12 months?
Hi, my toddler 4 years old, cough continuesly, some times non stop, his cough sounds watery and with too much mucus hard to bred, heart bippin faster?
My toddler's stool report. Help me out. Mucus = present
blood = nil
occult blood = positive
rbcs = 8-10/hpf
pus cells = 40-50/hpf (it was 10 before)?
4yr old toddler fever, headache. No cough no mucus. After fever has calm down she plays and eats. Shes had fever on and off for 3 days?
Might need to see dr: Keep track of the time that she has had fever and how high would it reach. A constant fever for 3 days need to be checked to find the source of infection. If is on and off is more difficult to assess. You say is playful and that's very good sign. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
AURI: Give plenty of fluids to loosen the mucus. Check if it is viral or bacterial , antibiotics help heal faster. ...Read more
Have him drink: plenty of fluids and use saline and suction for his nose (unless he is able to blow his nose). He is too young for "cold" medications, which really don't treat the cause anyway. You can also use a humidifier in his sleeping area (unless he has a mold allergy or asthma). Please see his doctor if he has a fever, pain, difficulty breathing or history of respiratory problems, or if it doesn't go away. ...Read more
I want to know what to do for my toddler my 2 yr old daughter had a fever and runny nose a few days ago that went away after one day/night. Now she has a chest cough that sounds like it has mucous in it. A small fever that acetaminophen has helped and sne
VIRAL: Possible viral illness. Treat the symptoms.Get a more detailed answer ›
Mucolytics,hydration: Mucolytics like robatussin or Mucinex (guaifenesin) are helpful to a limited degree.Keeping well hydrated is also important. Avoiding products with drying antihistamines (most cough meds) is also important. There is a new self administered mist generating device that looks promising but I have not used it yet. ...Read more
No: The mucus plug is just mucus. It will not stop a baby from coming out. ...Read more
My 3 year old child is taking amoxilin for the past 7 days but still having light yellow mucus. What did you recommend?
What are some signs of asthma because i had asthma as a child but now I am almost 18 and my chest feels like there is a lot of mucus and icant breat?
Childbirth prep: Time to pack your overnight bag and wash your hair in the sink. Do you have someone who can take you to the hospital tonight? Babies don't understand our usual wake-sleep schedules, it seems. Best to call your OB-Gyn and make them aware. ...Read more
My child can't breathe through nose - yet his nose is not looking yucky nor dripping mucus. What to do?
Depends on age: A stuffy nose has 2 main causes: swelling, or foreign body blockage. The latter is usually only 1 side and in younger kids and should be checked out asap. Swelling can be from allergies, viruses, bacteria, and excessive suctioning and dryness. The best treatment for all of these is a good salt water (saline) nose rinse, such as a neti pot. If >6yrs old, can try decongestant spray for 2-3days. ...Read more