Childhood Diseases

Posted by: Nazlie | 2012-05-29


8week old with running nose

My 8week old baby has a running nose for about a week now we have been using saline drops and a bulb syringe to help clearing it. The mucus is white and runny or thick pieces of white mucus.
She only has trouble sleeping as she fusses because the nose is blocked. Otherwise she perfectly fine, she is feeding normally and has no fever.

Is there something else you can recommend doing?

Expert's Reply



You are already doing the important things to clear a baby's blocked nose. The most important thing is using the saline nose drops. Your baby has a cold and hopefully she will soon be over it.

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Posted by: Ak | 2012-05-31

Nazllie, post a new question for Prof, he does not always go back on the mails to see the replies by the parents!

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Posted by: Nazllie | 2012-05-31

On average how long should it take to clear and what should we do if it doesnt?

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