Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: Tammy | 2009/09/21

Q.

Cold and dry\harsh voice

Hello doc, what can i give my 12 months old for cold? He has a blocked nose(i use saline drop) and coughs. His voice sounds dry now(like he has lost his voice). No temparature and we only experiencing the blocked nose at night, which interrupts his sleep. Please advice

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

Continue using Salex nose drops very regularly to try to clear your baby's nose. I am concerned about his husky voice which may be due to croup or a tracheal infection.Use a humidifier in his room and see if this benefits him. If not he should be seen by his paediatrician.

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