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My 2yr Old Son Woke Up With A Fever N Cough N Runnjg Nose What Can I Give Him
It depends on cause.: Depending on the height of the fever and severity of the cough, he may need to see the doctor. For runny nose, the safest and most effective treatment is saline nose drops and suctioning. He may not like it, but it works! elevating the head of his bed also helps at night. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
The cough reflex is a protective mechanism that uses muscles in your throat and chest to expel mucous and saliva that may contain pathogens that would otherwise possibly be inhaled via aerosol or to expel pathogens infecting the throat and respiratory system. Cough benefits the host by reducing load and benefits the pathogen which may then spread via aerosol. ...Read more
My 8 mth old daughter has a runny nose a little cough and her body is warm 99.4 when I checkef her fever. What can I do to help her get thur the night?
Fluids/monitor: Your 5mo is due for 5-7 uri's/yr to age 5 & most can be monitored at home. Playful times/fluid intake enough to wet diapers every 6hr/breathing not too noticeable all suggest home care ok. Lack of play/noticeable increased work to breathe/poor fluid intake all suggest a dr visit in order.Nasal saline helps keep the nose clear & tylenol (acetaminophen) as a comfort med may help. ...Read more
Symptom relief: Keep an eye on his temperature and activity level. An active, playful, and energetic child is a reassuring sign. Encourage fluids. As much as possible, keep him away from others, as what he has is probably contagious. Honey can relieve coughs and soothe throats. Have him checked by his doctor to determine if he needs any kind of treatment, or just time for this illness to resolve. ...Read more
My 3mos old have a bad cough& running nose i called his dr he told me to continue to use saline nose spray but what do I do about his cough?
Cough: Use a vaporizer in the room he is in. You may also see if there are some baby over the counter cough syrups. Check with the pharmacist. You may be able to give a few ccs of a common cough medicine. I would check with the pharmacist or the doctor on ca for the practice tonight. This is why they are on call. Good luck. Feel better. ...Read more
My 4 mth old is congested, sneezing, wet cough, runny nose and has ran a fever but low grade. What can I do for her? Can i put vapor rub on her feet?
Remedies: 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 & a small amt. of lemon juice to Chamomile tea. ...Read more
My son is 21months old. He has a croupy cough n isnt sleepin well due to coughing n congestion shld i bring him to the doc?
My 3yr old woke up wheezing, complaining about his throat and tummy hurting. He has a bad bad cough and runny nose what do I do? & what does he have
Possible virus: Wheezing, cough and runny nose can be symptoms of a virus. Frequently there is fever as well. If these symptoms have occurred before or become recurrent, this could be early signs of asthma, especially if the child has eczema, food allergies, hayfever or parents with asthma. Wheezing suggests significant lung involvement and warrants a trip to the doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What can I do to clear up my 17 month old cold, he has a runny nose and crust in his eyes and a cough?
Took my 8 month old to dr for coughing and runny nose. He said she has a cold and gave no meds. What can I do to soothe cough to help her sleep?
Fluids/monitor: Your 8 mo is due for 5-7 uri's/yr to age 5 ; most can be monitored at home. Playful times/fluid intake enough to wet diapers every 6hr/breathing not too noticable all suggest home care ok. Lack of play/noticeable increased work to breathe/poor fluid intake all suggest recheck needed.Nasal saline wash out ; vaporizer helps keep the nose clear ; tylenol (acetaminophen) as a comfort med may help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My 1yr son came down with a cold yesturday. He has a really bad runny nose, a bit of a cough, sneezing, and diahria. Should i take him to the doctor?
My 3 month old has a stuffy nose but no fever. When should I take him to his pediatrician and what can I do to help his breathing at home.?
Use normal saline: Nasal congestion alone can be managed with nasal saline drops. Use 2-5 drops in each side of nose as often as necessary. Monitor for signs if worsening such as poor feeding, fast or heavy breathing, and fever as this might indicate need for further evaluation by your pediatrician. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My daughter is 1 year old. She has a running nose, congested, coughing, fevers, and vomits when she drinks milk. What can I do and give her to help?
Probably viral: Most colds in children are viral, and there is no cure (as compared to bacterial infections, for which we can use antibiotics). Treatment is mainly supportive (increase fluids, control pain, saline drops to nose, albuterol if wheezing). Viral illnesses usually self resolve in a few days. Prolonged illness, worsening symptoms, new fever, irritability, poor feeding, vomiting signal complications ...Read more
1st,Symptomatic care: Runny noses are very common during baby's first year. Most often these are of viral origin, which are self-limited. Usually saline drops and gentle suction are adequate for symptomatic relief. However, if baby displays fussiness, fever, sleeplessness, worsening cough, or diarrhea then concerns of possible ear or throat infection must be considered, triggering a call to your pediatrician. ...Read more
Can i give my 3 year old dayquil? He has a headcold coughing sneezing runny nose headache and hes nit sleeping i have dayquil can i give him half a es
Cold preparations: Over the counter cold medicines do not reduce symptoms enough to risk the side effects including changes in heart rate and blood pressure. Try humidifier, lots ofh liquids (chicken soup!) and ice pops. And see your doctor if he is very uncomfortable. Best of luck and get well soon! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My 11 month old has a head cold, what can I do to help clear his nose so he can drink his bottle and sleep?
No : Do NOT give honey to your 2 month old. Honey can be very dangerous in a child less than 1 year old. 2 month olds don't typically get sore throats and honey won't cure a stuffy nose. If your 2 month old is sick, they should be evaluated by a pediatrician. If they have a fever, they need to be seen urgently. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
My 1 year old daghter has had a cough and runny nose with green mucus for 6 days i took her too the doctor she's. Still sick what should I do.
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