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My son is 2yrs and 8months what can he take for a cold?
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Dr. Subir Mitra
Pediatrics
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In brief: URI
Just nasal saline drops and suctioning as needed, a humidifier, and fever reducer if needed.
Cold medicines are contraindicated and can have bad side effects.

In brief: URI
Just nasal saline drops and suctioning as needed, a humidifier, and fever reducer if needed.
Cold medicines are contraindicated and can have bad side effects.
Dr. Subir Mitra
Dr. Subir Mitra
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Dr. Swati Avashia
You can also try buckwheat honey products for cough like Zarbees or Honey Don't Cough. There is limited evidence to suggest buckwheat honey might be helpful. In any case, it won't harm a two year old.
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In brief: Homeopathic remedies
He can take homeopathic cough medicine or honey for cough, saline drops for congestion, natural immune boosters, healthy foods(no sweet, sugary foods), plenty of rest and fluids.
You can give him epsom salt baths in lukewarm water for natural fever reduction.

In brief: Homeopathic remedies
He can take homeopathic cough medicine or honey for cough, saline drops for congestion, natural immune boosters, healthy foods(no sweet, sugary foods), plenty of rest and fluids.
You can give him epsom salt baths in lukewarm water for natural fever reduction.
Dr. Pamela Middleton
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Dr. Nela Cordero
Pediatrics
In brief: Acute respiratory
Auri last only few days.
Make baby comfortable by suctioning nose with bulb syringe or with saline sol. Putting humidifier and plenty of fluid intake for less coughing.

In brief: Acute respiratory
Auri last only few days.
Make baby comfortable by suctioning nose with bulb syringe or with saline sol. Putting humidifier and plenty of fluid intake for less coughing.
Dr. Nela Cordero
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