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Medication for severe cold in child - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :  
how can i help you?
User :   Hi My baby is of 1 Month.But she is suffering from cold.what shuld i do
Doctor :   since when is the baby having cold?

User :   since night
User :  
last night
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is there any fever or cough associated with the cold?
Doctor :   ok
User :  
no
Doctor :  
any sneezing associated with cold?
User :  
yes
Doctor :  
is thr any running nose ?
User :  
yes
Doctor :  
ok i will help you in this
Doctor :  
i will give medication and some tips to prevent worsening
User :  
ok
Doctor :  
1. you can give Phenargan syrup to the baby 4-5 drops two times a day for 5 days
Doctor :  
now for te tips
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1. look out for any fever developing
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any worsening of symptoms and report accordingly
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2.look for any cough or breathing difficulty developing
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5. keep the baby warm
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3. give only breast milk to the baby
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6. avoid direct air from fan etc, or when taking baby out, keep hands, legs and head covered
Doctor :  
are you there?

Doctor :  
Is there any thing else I can help you with?
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