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Child with cold. Tried saline water. What else? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 04-Jun-2013
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Doctor:good evening
User:Hi good Evening
Doctor:Please proceed with your query
User:I have a kid who is 2 months old and he is having cold from quite sometime now
User:we use the saline nasal drops
User:but doesnt seem to help much
User:he seems to also have problem with belches after he drinks milk
Doctor:Yes sure, you can use it
User:because of which he cries a lot till he gets the belches
User:after that he settles down
Doctor:I understand
User:we actaully XXXXXXX his back enough
Doctor:It is difficult as a mother to take care of 2 months old babt
User:but I want to know if there is anything else that we can do?
Doctor:You could give the baby saline nasal drops
Doctor:That is more than sufficient
Doctor:Keep the baby warm
User:Thanks doctor
Doctor:It is common for infants to have this in the first 2 years of life
Doctor:They will catch up with the growth
Doctor:There is no need to worry
Doctor:Thank you too
User:oh ok.
User:Thanks for your help
Doctor:Their immunity gets better with every episode of cold
User:That gives some comfort to me that it only improves the immunity
User:Thanks for your time
Doctor:Yes, it does
Doctor:Thank you too
Doctor:Is that all?
Doctor:Bye for now
Doctor:Take care
User:You too
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