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What to do with baby who is congested in the nose, but no temperature and otherwise seems ok?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
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In brief: Use nasal saline

Infants have short necks & don't usually mouth breath to bypass a congested nose until they are 5-6m. That makes their nose their dominant air source.
Using a copious amount of nasal saline to wash out dust & debris is important when they sound congested.

In brief: Use nasal saline

Infants have short necks & don't usually mouth breath to bypass a congested nose until they are 5-6m. That makes their nose their dominant air source.
Using a copious amount of nasal saline to wash out dust & debris is important when they sound congested.
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