7 mo old runny nose cough no Fever Drainage out of ear looks like wax, no odor. Might be teething. Mildly fussy sleeping normal ear infection or no?
Cold. symptoms as you described will make a baby fussy as they do not like nasal congestion. It does not sound like your baby has an ear infection. Just observe for now and offer comfort as you can. A cold should resolve in a few days and until it does expect a crabby baby.
Draining ears/wax. It is hard to say but with cold symptoms an ear infection is a possibility. If the tympanic membranes or the ear drums are warm then wax can become soft and start to drain.there is no point guessing, the best answer is an exam. The fussiness may also point to an ear infection. All the best.
My 7 month old has an ear infection an seems to be getting worse. Now has a deep cough and sounds painful, runny nose and a fever and very fussy.
Worsening ear . If you ave not done so already, follow-up with your 7 month olds pediatrician so they can look at ears and listen to chest again, and adjust medications as necessary. Humidified air and saline nose drops may be helpful to improve nose and decrease cough. Check with your pediatrician. Read more...
Mgt and workup. From your description, your child may have a lower respiratory tract infection which started as an ear infection. I would suggest a visit with your physician today to discuss whether a further workup or antibiotics are needed. Pertussis is one possible infection to ask about. Read more...