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What To Give Baby For Cough And Runny Nose
My 9 month old baby has stuffy nose and phlegm, what is good to give him or make to get rid of the phlegm.?
Stuffy nose: In infants, the use of saline nasal spray and suction of mucus when it loosens is one treatment; also a vaporizor for the steam or sitting in the bathroom running hot water in shower to make steam will help loosen the mucus for suctioning with the white or blue nasal/ear bulbs they sell over the counter. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
This is a symptomatic disorder of the nose characterized by inflamed nasal mucosa. Groupings of rhinitis exist triggered by infection, allergy, non-allergic triggers/exposure, meds, immune disorder, and/or structural problems in the nose. Symptoms can include itching, sneezing, congestion, watery/mucoid drainage, post-nasal drainage with sore throat, ear ...Read more
My 3 week old baby has a congested nose and cough. His doctor only prescribed nasal drops but nothing for the cough. What can I give him?
Nasal wash: At 7 weeks the primary cause of congestion is the environment. House dust, fragrance, perfumes, detergent or cleaning products all leave scents that may not bother you but irritate a babies nose. A good nasal clean out with saline can remove much of this irritant load, but removing the offending irritants from babies life helps more in the long run.Air particle filters can also help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Aaiden has a runny nose a little cough and fever and stuffy nose at the same time what is best to make him feel better?
Cough and fever: Key question is how does he feel? At 4years of age he can talk to you and you can observe his behavior. Most colds are caused by viruses which don't respond to the administration of antibiotics. If he attends daycare that's where he probably picked it up. If you believe that the fever is making him uncomfortable then you can give an appropriate dose of Ibuprofen. Old standby of chicken soup ...Read more
Avoid irritants: Congestion is a normal response of the airway to inhaled dust, fumes, dry heat, pollen, etc. As well as infection. Airway mucous traps debris particles and works to remove them. Vaporizers help thin heavy mucous in some. Avoid cleaning products with heavy odors, perfumes, and smoke and change AC filters often. A particle filter for babys room may also help. Medications seldom help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My 7 month old has stuffy nose. What can I give her or do to help the stuffy nose and congestion? I am doing the saline spray/drop
?irritants?: The first months are troubled by narrow nasal passages & exposure to dust, fragrences, smoke & other irritants.Baby tries to flush these out of the nose with mucous but this often ends as congestion & produces rattling with breathing. The best rx is washing out the nose with saline & suctioning the remainder. Eliminate irritants from babies environment & this will happen less. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Tips: 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 & asmall amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea.. Fever/ pain – acetaminophen/ nsaid’s rest! ...Read more
Cold or flu: If less than 48 hours, and there truly is fever (temp > 100.3) then get to a doctor to get tested/examined to determine whether or not flu is present. If not, then you have a cold. I'm a big fan of the dayquil(for daytime, duh)/nyquil (for nightime)combination. Mucinex (guaifenesin) d can help with the mucous, plain Mucinex (guaifenesin) if ur hypertensive (high blood pressure) if worsening, you need to be seen. ...Read more
My son has a perscription for Claritin (loratadine) and he still has runny nose. So i need to know what i can buy that will help runny nose and a cough.
Cough and congestion: Its kind of hard to answer the question without knowing the age of the child. A 2 month old might be having reflux, a 2 year old may have allergies. At this timeof the year if the child is 6 months old or older and keeps a clear runny nose or congestion and a cough it is probably allergy related. ...Read more
My son is asthmatic and he has a cold what cough medicine would be best to give him to clear up the congestion?
Asthma and cold: Make sure your son has a maintenance regimen and asthma action plan. When a viral trigger sets in, employ the necessary treatment in his action plan and maintain good hydration. Cough medicines often contain antihistamines and decongestants that can dry up mucus in his bronchial tubes and aggravate his asthma. Expectorants like guafenesin often do not help. Drinking lots of fluids usually helps. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Child with 101.9 fever for 3 days, a lot of mucus, rosey red cheeks and nose, and congested cough. What is it and what to do? Now please.
Viral: Fever control, make your child comfortable.You may give decongestant/expectorant , antihistamine to help with the mucus .Have your child see doctor to rule out underlying bacterial infection eg sinusitis, tonsillitis, ear infection, pneumonia.Also wants to be sure, it is not fifth's disease. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Be wise and patient: In perspective a cough and runny nose are very likely to be a minor viral upper respiratory infection (a cold). Danger signs would include high fever (over 101), pulling at the ears, very fast or difficult breathing. No need for meds even over the counter products. Maybe temporarily avoid dairy products which make mucous and more congestion. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What would be best to take for sneezing, swollen eyes, runny nosé, deep cough, etc. And having asthma.
Allergies: There are over the counter remedies for allergies - Claritin, zyrtec and allegra are all available otc for allergies. Allergy eye drops - Zaditor (ketotifen) is also over the counter. Nasal sprays such as Flonase can be helpful to reduce the inflammation in your nose. Asthma treatment if needed is above and beyond allergy treatment. Request consult if you need more detailed information. ...Read more
My 3 years old daughter have nasal congestion and sneezing no fever ..what to do for nasal congestion??.. albuterol sulfate is fine? So she can sleep
Nasal wash/saline: Albuterol sulfate has no value to a kid with a congested nose or sneezing.Any improvement you may have seen from a neb treatment would be from the moisture thinning her mucus.Most cases are aggravated by airborne irritants like dust, fumes or fragrances. Washing the irritants from the inside of her nose reduces her bodies reaction to them. Thus reducing the swelling & extra drainage they trigger ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My 3 months baby may caught what I have, sore throat. She has a temperature of 98.6, nasal congestion and runny nose, sneezing and coughing.what to do?
Symptomatic care: It sounds like your baby may have caught your cold. Treatment at this age is aimed at helping the baby feel better - saline drops in nose, humidifier, bulb suction of secretions if necessary. Monitor for fever or increasing symptoms. If you are concerned that the baby is not acting normally or having any difficulty breathing, see the pediatrician. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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