Thanks for writing to health care magic.
When there is blocked nose because of cold
clearing the nose with normal saline drops. Two drops can be put into each nostril
and repeated as required.
A child with cough
should be monitored for the following.
1. Rapid breathing
2. Poor feeding
3. Chest retractions
4. Bluish discoloration of lips and fingers
If any of these problems arise please contact your doctor immediately.
Continue to ask further queries as required.
Hope this helps.
Dr Y V Siva Sankara Murty
Associate Professor of Pediatrics