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My baby has lots of phlegm backed up in his throat. What can we do?

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Dr. Cornelia Franz
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In brief: Lots

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Infants may need a formula change as dairy products actually can thicken phlegm (even though some studies say to the contrary). Breastfeeding moms eating dairy=same affect. Older kids may have allergies and some meds may help reduce phlegm. I do have success with chinese herbs in all ages. Find a chinese medicine practitioner in your area.

In brief: Lots

This question has different offerings depending on age.
Infants may need a formula change as dairy products actually can thicken phlegm (even though some studies say to the contrary). Breastfeeding moms eating dairy=same affect. Older kids may have allergies and some meds may help reduce phlegm. I do have success with chinese herbs in all ages. Find a chinese medicine practitioner in your area.
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