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What is the best way to get rid of chest congestion in 10 month old baby?

What is the best way to get rid of chest congestion in 10 month old baby?

Supportive care: Chest congestion in an infant or young child can be a very frustrating symptoms to treat. Over the counter cough and cold medicine are not recommended for children under the age of four. Often you can provide some relief with nasal saline sprays and suction of the nose, vapor rubs on the chest and a cool mist humidifier in the room. If things worsen, make an appointment to see the pediatrician. ...Read more

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10 month old baby with sudden onset of chest congestion. No fever, has cough. Am doing everything possible at home. Could it be allergies?

10 month old baby with sudden onset of chest congestion. No fever, has cough. Am doing everything possible at home. Could it be allergies?

COUGH: It can be caused by anything like virus, allergies or develop bronchiolitis which can be bronchial asthma later. Treatment is supportive. Playful and feeding is good, observe. Not sure, see md. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of chest congestion in a one month old?

How do I get rid of chest congestion in a one month old?

Infant congested: Whenever an infant is ill it is best to directly contact your pediatrician to evaluate the child. Congestion in an infant could be a simple cold to a milk allergy to severe pneumonia and should not be cared for casually. ...Read more

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What is the best way to treat my infant chest congestion? No heavy breathing, and she's still eating good. She just coughs a lot.

What is the best way to treat my infant chest congestion? No heavy breathing, and she's still eating good. She just coughs a lot.

See Doctor: A vaporizer and the use of saline nose drops may help the symptoms, but if it continues or has been there a week or more-see your pediatrician. ...Read more

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Please recommend the best medicine to get rid of cough, chest congestion?

Please recommend the best medicine to get rid of cough, chest congestion?

Cough treatment: To get rid of cough, you have to treat the underlined conditions. Cough is a symptom, not a disease. Therefore, there is no one best medication to get rid of cough. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of chest congestion in toddlers? 1 yr. Old.

Depends: On the cause. In general removing dairy can help. Allergies can lead to chronic congestion, and many times simple diet changes can help. Elderberry twice a week as prevention can help (made from sambucus and sambucus if good for mucous) I use a lot of a product called air tea (www. Franzcenter. Com) and that works wonders. ...Read more

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Will Alka-Seltzer Plus Cold Effervescent Tablets get rid of chest congestion?

Will Alka-Seltzer Plus Cold Effervescent Tablets get rid of chest congestion?

NO: Hot steam showers, honey, expectorants like Mucinex (guaifenesin) or Delsym DM, warm water gargles and staying ahead on fluid intake: 8-10 8 oz, glasses of fluid daily. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of chest congestion?

Depends on reason: Chest congestion could be sec toallergic asthma, bronchitisorcongestive heart failure coz of age, so good history physical exam chestxrat and if need be echocardiography may nbe needed, then it can be treated appropriately. ...Read more

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How does one get rid of chest congestion?

How does one get rid of chest congestion?

Accurate diagnosis: At your doctors office, which may include chest x ray, sputum culture or blood culture and antibiotics if indicated or it may not involve much at all. See your doctor. ...Read more

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How can I relieve chest congestion in 2 months old infant? Can I give him something for it?

How can I relieve chest congestion in 2 months old infant? Can I give him something for it?

No medication: Unfortunately there are no medications appropriate for infants when they are sick with cold and congestion. But you can relieve your baby's symptoms by using normal saline with an infant bulb suction to clear the nasal passage. ...Read more

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Chest tightness, difficulty breathing. I have allergies, as well as anxiety, making the situation worse. How to get rid of chest congestion anxiety?

Chest tightness, difficulty breathing. I have allergies, as well as anxiety, making the situation worse. How to get rid of chest congestion anxiety?

Control the asthma: It is understandable that when one can't breathe well, one often gets anxiety and thus you need to see someone, preferably an allergist, to get your asthma under control since you are not taking anything for it.
On the other hand, anxiety can worsen asthma and only when we can get your asthma under control can we be certain on which is the chicken and which the egg. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of bad chest congestion and cough?

How can I get rid of bad chest congestion and cough?

Depends...: On the cause. One common cause is asthma, and there are many very good medications on the market to control asthma inflammation in the airways and decrease the cough and congestion that result from that inflammation. You need a thorough evaluation by a doctor to help you identify the cause of your chest symptoms. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of this chest congestion and this cough?

How do I get rid of this chest congestion and this cough?

How long have you: How long have you had the chest congestion and cough for? Do you have any lung issues or do you smoke? Any other medical problems? These factors will affect how your cough and chest condition are treated. Check in with your doctor. ...Read more

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Pleasse help me! How can I get rid of bad chest congestion and cough?

Pleasse help me! How can I get rid of bad chest congestion and cough?

Short answer: You could try Mucinex (guaifenesin) dm and drinking lots of water but, if you have had your symptoms for a week or more or if you have risk factors like smoking or having shortenss of breath, fever and chills, you really should see your doc. ...Read more

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Infant with sore throat and chest congestion?

Infant with sore throat and chest congestion?

Child: If the child is not responding to OTC products such as Tylinol or Delsym (dextromethorphan) please take the child to the doctor ...Read more

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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?

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?

Just watch: Nasal bulb suction is not really of help for chest congestion. Watch for heavy breathing, fever, and feeding difficulties which require medical attention. ...Read more

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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?

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?

Nothing wrong!: You are doing nothing wrong. Bulb syringe will help with nasal congestion and mucous. Chest congestion may be helped by humifier. If labored breathing or persistent fever, get your infant seen by an experienced Pediatrician! ...Read more

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I have 10 mth old baby he is suffering frm chest congestion and runny nose not taking feeds properly and doesn't sleep comfortably at night.?

I have 10 mth old baby he is suffering frm chest congestion and runny nose not taking feeds properly and doesn't sleep comfortably at night.?

See your doctor.: There are two possibilities: upper respiratory congestion with the nose inflamed with mucus or a combination of the head cold with wheezing (aka acute bronchiolitis). A thorough exam will elucidate this and lead you to better symptom relief/treatment. ...Read more

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16 month baby gets chest congestion often Taken antibiotics twice in a month. What food causes this. How to prevent chest congestion?

16 month baby gets chest congestion often Taken antibiotics twice in a month. What food causes this. How to prevent chest congestion?

Chest congestion: Symptoms such as chest congestion are more likely to related to a virus. If children are allergic to foods, this may also happen. Foods that children are often allergic to are nuts, peanuts, shellfish, chocolate and milk. See if there is a relationship with any foods. All the best. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of my 6 month old baby's congestion problem?

Check environment: Babies have a certain amount of secretions and mucus, it helps lubricate the airway.
The issue is is it a normal amount or not and whether the baby is bothered by it or not.
If you think it is not normal, consult your doc and check your home for indoor pollutants and possible chemicals that may release fumes, such as air fresheners and certain cleaning products. Also check baby┬┤s diet. ...Read more

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My 4 years daughter suffers chronic chest congestion with heavy mucus since last 3 months. Anti biotic given but in vain. Plz advice treatment.

My 4 years daughter suffers chronic chest congestion with heavy mucus since last 3 months. Anti biotic given but in vain. Plz advice treatment.

chest congestion: You daughter should be evaluated by an allergist or pediatric pulmonologist. Her chronic congestion may be caused by asthma. ...Read more

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How can I prevent allergies that turn into heavy sinus and chest congestion?

How can I prevent allergies that turn into heavy sinus and chest congestion?

Fall allergies: You may be allergic to weeds or dust mites, depending on the weather conditions where you live. If this is an annual occurence, see an allergist now, get tested to find your triggers and get treated ahead of time to avoid such exacerbation. ...Read more

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Runny stuffy nose (clear). Post nasal drip. Chest congestion/burning chest. Body aches. No fever. Cold or allergies? Treatment? Thank you!

Viral URI: Sounds like a viral upper respiratory tract infection. You may have some ill contacts with similar symptoms. Body aches pretty characteristic of virus and not of allergy. ...Read more

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