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What are some good home remedies for a common cold in a child 6-7 years old?

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Dr. Evelyn Hurvitz
Pediatrics
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In brief: Clear passages

Remedies should aim to help clear mucus.
Humidified air to breathe at night, saline nasal washes, a steamy bathroom, and good nose blowing will all help. Avoid otc cold remedies - they can just cause over-drying of the inside of the nose and throat, and irritability.

In brief: Clear passages

Remedies should aim to help clear mucus.
Humidified air to breathe at night, saline nasal washes, a steamy bathroom, and good nose blowing will all help. Avoid otc cold remedies - they can just cause over-drying of the inside of the nose and throat, and irritability.
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