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Infant has frequent nasal blocks, prescribed with lots of medicines. What is the cause and recovery time?

hi my son is 3 months now . when he was 45 days baby he developed nasal block and my doctor had given rhine nasal drop, mucolide for cough and maxtra for cold for 5 days cold was reduced but nasaal block was here , than doctor had given T mini c and told me to continue with rhne nasal drop but still found sometime nasal block and now doctor has given sinarest af and told to contune with rhine nasal drop . I cannot see my son with so many medicine each time. Pls let me know why this block occurs and how many days time it takes to cure.
Asked On : Sun, 21 Oct 2012
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Babies do have nose obstruction often till they grow to at least 1 year of age and suffer from it because,
1-They are nasal breathers unlike adults and get difficult to breathe during feeding because the mouth is closed at that time.
2 the nostrils are small and get blocked easily with secretions!
3- the Rhine nasal drop is only normal saline and not a medicine.Do not worry. But even this should not be used for a long time.
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