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Infant having bronchitis. On albuterol and pulmicort nebulization. How to get phlegm out of her chest?

My baby has bronchitis . she had weezing continuously since 4 months. she was on albuterol and pulmicort nebulization. i have even tried the homeopathy medication chestal. she is not having weezing since 2 days and the phelgm she is getting out is too little and thick. does this mean that she is out of all this or is she still having the problem? how is make her get the phelgm out. she is 23 months old.
Asked On : Thu, 2 Aug 2012
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A 2 year old child does not know how to cough out the phlegm.
In whezzing the primary problem is broncho spasm or narrowing of bronchi.Once the spasm is relieved phlegm or secretions will come out automatically.
Usually the child swallows the phlegm and vomits it or passes a little in the stool.
When the disease is settling the secretions become less.
You need not do any thing except giving medicines,nebulisation and steam inhalation carefully.
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