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My 20m old has an ear infection and is on antibiotics. Non stop sneezing today and when he lies down to sleep he is gagging? What should I do?
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In brief: Humidifier
And clean his nose with bulb suction.
You can also use saline drops in his nose.

In brief: Humidifier
And clean his nose with bulb suction.
You can also use saline drops in his nose.
Dr. Marina Armendariz
Dr. Marina Armendariz
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Dr. Marcus Degraw
Pediatrics
In brief: Symptom care
Most of your issues are likely a viral cold with a secondary ear infection.
The antibiotics very likely won't touch the cold symptoms. So symptom care is the only thing you can do. I have found that nose suctioning makes kids more angry than anything. However, taking the kid into a shower with you, as steamy as an be, for 10-15 minutes can help the snot flow out so they feel better and sleep bett.

In brief: Symptom care
Most of your issues are likely a viral cold with a secondary ear infection.
The antibiotics very likely won't touch the cold symptoms. So symptom care is the only thing you can do. I have found that nose suctioning makes kids more angry than anything. However, taking the kid into a shower with you, as steamy as an be, for 10-15 minutes can help the snot flow out so they feel better and sleep bett.
Dr. Marcus Degraw
Dr. Marcus Degraw
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