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2 week baby has runny nose. She ia breathing heavy and sneezing and snorting at times.?

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Dr. Michael Zacharisen
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
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In brief: Clear out nose

Newborn infants have to breathe through their noses.
So, when their nose is congested with mucus, that mucus needs to be evacuated with a bulb nasal syringe. This typically needs to be done several times a day. If the breathing is still a problem then the infant at this age needs to be seen for evaluation.

In brief: Clear out nose

Newborn infants have to breathe through their noses.
So, when their nose is congested with mucus, that mucus needs to be evacuated with a bulb nasal syringe. This typically needs to be done several times a day. If the breathing is still a problem then the infant at this age needs to be seen for evaluation.
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In brief: Viral infection

Your baby might caught a viral infection.
The Normal Saline drops into the nostrils prior to bulb suctioning would be a great help to thin the mucus and clean up the upper airways. You can do it up to 5-6 x day. Be aware though, that sometimes the virus might spread down into the smallest air pipes and cause the dangerous disease called "bronchiolitis". Than visit to your pediatrician is a must.

In brief: Viral infection

Your baby might caught a viral infection.
The Normal Saline drops into the nostrils prior to bulb suctioning would be a great help to thin the mucus and clean up the upper airways. You can do it up to 5-6 x day. Be aware though, that sometimes the virus might spread down into the smallest air pipes and cause the dangerous disease called "bronchiolitis". Than visit to your pediatrician is a must.
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