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What To Give Baby For Cough And Runny Nose
If I am breast feeding and have severe cough and runny nose does this affects my 3 week infant? I am also giving her formula bottle .
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
Is it ok to give baby of 2 month old augment as per dr.Presc and she is with fever runny nose cough and mild crep .!
Yes: Your pediatrician should have prescribed a weight appropriate dose of the antibiotic. If they didn't think your child needed it, they wouldn't be prescribing it. Drug resistant bacteria from inappropriately prescribed antibiotics is a real problem, a problem that they should be aware of. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My son (15 months) has a mild cold. Runny nose, cough and low grade fever. 100.8 recally. Can i give echinacea for babies to get his though this better?
M.D. visit: Babies prefer to breath through their noses,and keeping the nasal passages open with nasal saline and gentle suction is recommended. If the cough worsens or persists a visit to your pediatrician to evaluate possible wheezing, pneumonia and other causes is suggested. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Baby has a cough and runny nose now he has that rattle noise/ wet cough done humidifier, saline drops any suggestions?
Many: Continuous cough and runny nose in an infant should be discussed with your doctor. It might be as simple as recurrent colds this time of year, but it could signify a chronic condition (wheezing or acid reflux), or a more serious infection (whooping cough or bronchiolitis). Treatments vary based on the cause, so a careful exam should be done by your pediatrician. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My baby daughter is 2 mths old and developed irritating cough, she also had runny nose and it was a bit blocked. How can I help her. ?
See Your Doctor NOW: 2 mos old has "irritating cough". Babies at this age do catch colds however the distinction between a simple upper respiratory infection vs. more serious such as Pneumonia is difficult to make. Signs & symptoms are unreliable at this age & it is easy to miss cues of worsening condition. Also fever may or may not be present. See your baby's doctor NOW for correct diagnosis and prompt treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How can a differentiate a cold (cough, runny nose) and pinkeye in a 6mo from early measles symptoms? Baby doesn't have pinkeye anymore. I'm scared.
My baby will be 6 months in 2 weeks. Her temperature is now 97.1°F. She has a cough and a runny nose. should she go to the ER?
More info needed: Thank you for your question! I would have her go to the ER if she is having trouble breathing (wheezing, noisy breathing). Most likely it is a common cold (antibiotics wouldn't help). Just use a humidifier in her room and watch her temp. If she develops a fever (defined as over 100.3 F, then she should go to the ER. I hope she feels better!!! ...Read more
When do you decide for your 16 month old baby to stay at home or to go to chreche? Is a runny nose and a cough good enough reason?
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