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What Can I Do For My Ten Month Old Daughters Cough
Cough: For a 10 month old, there are no medications for cough or cold symptoms. If this cough is new, and due to a cold, you can use saline nasal spray, and a nasal aspirator to help with congestion. If the cough is more chronic, your child should be evaluated. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Cold/something else: There are a lot of reasons a child can cough. Yes it may be that you had a cold and the child caught it. Colds are caused by viruses and there is nothing that you can take to get rid of a virus like that. If there is a high fever, productive cough, or the child is having trouble breathing you need to get them to their doctor asap. If it is just a cold time will heal all. ...Read more
My14 month old has been on amoxicillin for 10 days & was getting better but last 2 days her cough & congestion r worse; what could b the cause?Thank u
Resistant bacteria?: If worse call her doctor and discuss it with them. ...Read more
My baby is one and half month old. She is having cough and constantly sneezing at every five to ten minute interval. What should we do?
Comfort/ observation: The average 1-2mo with cough is dealing with nasal irritants. Avoiding cleaning fumes, smoke, fragrance containing soaps & the like helps. Nasal wash with saline will reduce the congestion & cough. A saline nasal wash is effective in washing out irritants. If you observe a decline in his activity/fluid intake etc a call to the docs service is in order. ...Read more
No cough medicine: The real issue is what is the cause of your daughter's cough. It could be anything from esophageal reflux, asthma, whooping cough, anatomical problems in the heart or respiratory tract or other things. The answer is in the proper diagnosis and treatment for that condition. ...Read more
Dosage of Bromfed for 14 lb infant? Ped prescribed my 10 month old Bromfed for her cough: dose is 1/2 tspn/4hrs. Def not the right dose for her.
See below: Per fda recs, no otc meds for kids under 4 year old let alone under 1 year of age! and as per these meds for your infant, i can't understand why your doc would do this period! cough meds are not beneficial especially in and infant and can, in fact, cause problems like increase the risk of developing a pneumonia. I would stop the med immediately! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
10 month old having cough, cold and fever(37.3-37.5) for 3 days is fussy during feeding times. How can i feed him.
Clear liquids: Make sure to give him lots of clear fluids (water, Pedialyte) to keep him hydrated. You can give it with a bottle, cup or even spoon, if necessary. Don't worry too much if he isn't eating well- the important thing is the fluids. That will help with the fever and loosen his mucous as well. Use bulb and saline drops to suction his nose. Call the doctor if he's not better. ...Read more
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