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Child suffering from runny nose - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 18-Nov-2013
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User:hello doctor
Doctor:are you there?
User:i am XXXX, from hyderabad.. my baby 7 months and 3 days old has been suffering with runny nose..
Doctor:sorry about that
User:yesterday evening we were outside, by at that time, i notice little bit of runny nose.. but now it has increase and baby is somwhat irritative..
User:and crying..
Doctor:is there fever?
User:please suggest anything dr..
Doctor:is the baby's nose blocked?
Doctor:is the baby having difficulty in breathing?
User:no dr, he is breathing through his nose only..
Doctor:you can try Otrivin nasal drops
Doctor:2 drops in both nostrils
Doctor:keep the baby warm
Doctor:this will help clear the runny nose
User:any oral drops dr?
Doctor:not required at this stage as there is no much symptoms including fever
User:s s and how many times in a day dr?
User:i mean drops..
Doctor:2 drops in both nostrils thrice daily is fine
User:is it enough dr..
Doctor:yes, it should be fine for the baby
User:baby is sneezing as well dr//
Doctor:if the symptoms worsen you can give allercet syrup orally
Doctor:you can give around 1.5ml once daily to the baby
Doctor:but this is not required unless the baby's symptoms worsen
User:ok doctor..
User:thank you very much..
Doctor:wish your baby a quick recovery
Doctor:thank you too
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