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with chest congestion is indicative a bacterial chest infection
. Systemic antibiotics are needed fro the treatment after proper examination by his pediatrician
. Giving steam inhalation will help but antibiotics are the mainstay of treatment. Symptomatic improvement can be had by giving him cough lozenges and ginger ale.
I hope this information has been both informative and helpful for you.
Dr. Praveen Tayal