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Prefilled Saline Syringes
My son is 3ms old and he has cough with phlegm. What can I do? Dr only said to use saline drops and bulb syringe. I don't know how that helps.
Helps stuffy nose: Give the doctor's recommendations a try. It is often preferable in young infants to use saline drops and sprays to help remove mucous and relieve congestion from tiny noses. If the symptoms continue give the doctor a call. ...Read more
A syringe is a simple pump consisting of a plunger that can be pulled and pushed along inside a cylindrical tube allowing the syringe to take in and expel a liquid or gas through an orifice at the open end of the tube. The open end of the syringe may be fitted with a needle for ...Read more
It's okay to use a medical 50ml syringe to inject saline into scrotum several times to make it bigger right?
No: There is no medical reason to do so. Furthermore, it introduces a risk of infection and bleeding for no medical benefit. ...Read more
My doctor out me on budesonid along with saline to use a syringe lying down noise pointed toward the ceiling is that beneficial ?
Does a syringe bulb/snot sucker work. 6mo is congested and after using saline the sucker doesn't get much out. I see more coming out sneezing /diaper?
Saline/Humidifier: Babies tend to swallow their nasal drainage and post nasal drip can cause a cough. Babies at this age breathe through their noses, so it is important to try to thin the secretions. A humidifier and gentle wiping or suction bulb use with saline drops can help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My baby has chest congestion, i'm using the saline and bulb syringe, but nothing comes out her nose. Am i doing something wrong?
My infant has chest congestion i was told by a doctor to use a bulb syringe and saline, but nothing comes our her nose, am i doing something wrong?
Can post nasal drip on 7mo cause coughs? Started w/runny nose. Humidifier, saline & bulb syringe used. Cough AM & PM. Bronchiolitis risk? Nebulizer?
6mo with stuffy nose no fever got flu shot 3 days ago. Now nose is super snotty. Saline, syringe bulb, Vick's, and humidifier are not working. Help?
Stop the vicks: Any benefit baby is getting from your other efforts is cancelled by the vicks. I consider any fume producing material just like cigarette smoke.I never use Vicks under school age. Aggressive nasal saline wash is your best tool for success. ...Read more
6mo w/3 ear infections in 3mths. Runny nose that turned green again. Humidifier, saline, bulb syringe but daycare. How to know if ear infected?Risks?
Exam: You may assume with the history that baby may get another ear infection, but greenish nasal drainage can be normal.The only way to know for sure is to have baby checked. Validating the number and type of infections is important if tubes are likely at some point. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer