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Nasal discharge and rhinitis - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   my baby of 5 months has a nasty cold since 8 days been to the doctor and he says she has to fight it herself but it is been 8 days now amd what can i do for her as home remedies
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   May I know if the baby has any nasal discharge
Doctor :   any rhinitis ?
Doctor :   May I know if the baby has cough too
User :   yes
User :   she has rhinitis but the caugh is gone now lot of discharge from nose
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Any fever ?
User :   no fever
User :   what can i do
Doctor :   Ok
User :   can i give her lime and onion juice
Doctor :   Yes lime is fine .
User :   and onion
Doctor :   May I know the weight of the baby ?
User :   15 pounds
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   ok what
Doctor :   Please give her the following medication apart from the home remedies .
User :   what medication
Doctor :   1. Please give her Eucalyptus oil steam inhalation , not directly but on a piece of cloth , and also a a few drops of it in the room she is in.
User :   ok thanks
Doctor :   2. Acetaminophen 2 ml . three times a day.
Doctor :   3. Or Benadryl syrup 2ml thrice a day
Doctor :   all are OTC Medication
Doctor :   Please use it for 3-4 days and she will get better.
User :   what is otc
Doctor :   Over The Counter , which do not need a prescription.
User :   ok thanks
Doctor :   Thank you for consulting me.
Doctor :   Take care
User :   you too
Doctor :   Bye for now
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