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Date : 27-Feb-2014
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Very Good Posted in: Child Health
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Doctor:please proceed with your query
User:My child is suffering from heavy cold....
Doctor:how old is it?
User:Recent born female baby... 4 months
Doctor:all right
Doctor:are you giving the baby any medication for it?
User:She is struggling to breathe, She is not able to drink milk....
Doctor:Have you tried any medicines?
Doctor:are you there?
User:yesterday met doctor, he suggested (Imubluss powder, Coldcid drops)
User:But there is no improvement... We also used vicks
User:she is sneezing heavily
Doctor:you can try nasivion nasal drops
User:Is there any suggestions to make her to breathe easily... should i hospitalise her at this moment or i can wait for few days to see the medicine effect?
Doctor:in such case, it is better to take her to the hospital
Doctor:You need not hospitalize her for this
Doctor:it is better to go for saline nebulizations
Doctor:all right?
User:We also tried saline nebulizations.
Doctor:at home?
Doctor:then it is better for the baby to be evaluated by the pediatrician again
Doctor:There may be underlying infection
User:do u mean only hot water?
Doctor:Normal saline nebulizations
User:can u please explain me abt saline nebulizations?
User:how do we proceed for this?
Doctor:you need a nebulizer and normal saline solution for this
Doctor:you can do it at home or better at hospital setting
Doctor:the normal saline is commercially available in pharmacy
User:We will bring her to hospital again.. can you suggest me any pediatrician in Hosur?
Doctor:I am sorry; I am not aware of pediatrician in hosur
User:or Near to Hosur?
Doctor: XXXXXXX hrudayala on electronic city is closest
User:nasivion helps to breathe freely?
Doctor:it does
User:Thank you so much Doctor!
Doctor:you are welcome
Doctor:bye for now
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