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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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Dr. Duane Gels
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Chest Congestion (Definition)

Chest congestion is a symptom of increased secretions in the airways, which often occurs with viral or bacterial infections of the lung or upper airway. Sometimes chest congestion can be a sign of fluid buildup within the lung ...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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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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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 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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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 or Delsym DM, warm water gargles and staying ahead on fluid intake: 8-10 8 oz, glasses of fluid daily. ...Read more

Dr. Mark Loury
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Congestion (Definition)

Congestion refers to any situation of "backup of fluid." Congestion may refer to the sinuses being backed up with mucus, while pulmonary congestion refers to a backup of fluid into the lungs due to ...Read more