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Precautions during cold in an infant - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi XXX
User :   Hello sir
Doctor :   how can i help you?
User :   I have a question
Doctor :   sure
User :   I have a 15 months old daughter
User :   she has a running nose since yesterday
Doctor :   Any fever/ cough?
User :   can I feed her with watermelon/orange juice
User :   as my mother-in-law says not to do so
User :   no fever/cough
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   There should not be any harm in giving her fruit juices as long as they are fresh- and not cold(refrigerated)
User :   and generally,what's the good medicine for running nose for babies aging 1-yrs
User :   alright.
Doctor :   Don't give her any medicines- just use a soft tissue to clear up the mucus to keep her comfortable
Doctor :   and ensure you give her plenty of fluids to keep her hydrated- you can give her warm soups that will give relief
User :   sure.
User :   thanks alot
Doctor :   welcome XXX
User :   bye and have a good day
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting Health care magic. Bye for now.
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