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your child has a cold
, you can reduce his discomfort in several ways. Make him drink plenty of fluids. To reduce nasal congestion
, Antihistaminics (Avil, Hisnofil, Phenergan
, Triominic) are given. In case of severe nose blockage, paediatric nasal drops can be used with your doctor’s advice.
As home remedies
, steam inhaling gives relief in breathing. Hot tea with Ginger and Tulsi is very effective. Mist humidifiers are also helpful to get relief in stuffy nose and cold.
Overuse of nasal drops can cause rebound congestion. Therefore, they should be used only when advised.
Contact paediatrician if symtoms continue