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Posted by: Thabang | 2011/09/06

Infant blocked nose

Hi Doc
My 1.5 week old has a cold. His nose is blocked, temparature is normal. What can i give him to help with the blocked nose?
Thank you

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Thabang

Consult your pharmacist for saline nasal drops, as well as a suction device, in order to vacuate the mucus from the nose. He is too small to use nasal decongestants. You can add Panado or Brufen syrup to help with the discomfort. If it does not resolve in 7 days, you will have to consult a doctor.

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