Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: maxwell | 2009-04-16

Q.

Child has a blocked nose

My child of 9 months who suffers from sinus, has a blocked nose for sometime now. what can i do

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

Babies do not have sinuses. Your baby's sinuses have not developed yet. Something else must be causing his/her blocked nose such as enlarged adenoids. Use Salex nose drops twice a day every day to try and clear his/her nose. If it does not clear up it would be best to take your baby to see an ENT specialist.

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Posted by: rensche | 2009-04-16

hi robert, you wont believe this but it works. my gran told me to do so! take a blob of blue seal vasseline and smear it from the top of his head down to the point of his nose in a straight line. you can smear it thick, because it doesn' t burn the eyes. some how it works. don' t know why or try ilidin nose drops just make sure you get the one for his age, i think the one win the pink block is for babies, blue for young children and red for adults.

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