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Suggest treatment for cold and cough in an infant - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 17-Oct-2014
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User:Hello Doc
Doctor:Hello XXXXXXX
User:my Daughter is 1 year old and having bad cold and cough
User:can you suggest some medicine for her
Doctor:Since when is she having symptoms?
User:day before yesterday it was light cough only
User:since yesterday cough and cold is increased
Doctor:is cough dry or wet(sputum)?
Doctor:Is she having fever?
Doctor:I suggest her Nasoclear nasal saline drops, instill 2 drops in each nostril 4-6 times a day
User:anything for cough
Doctor:And also steam inhalation after instillation of drops twice a day. It helpful for cold and cough
Doctor:Give her warm water to drink
User:Thanks doctor
Doctor:Do you have any more queries?
User:no, thats all doctor
User:Thanks for your hel
Doctor:You can apply vicks
Doctor:over her chest, back, hands ok
Doctor:Thanks for visiting me here. Bye for now.
User:what if she does not take steam, she is too little for steam
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