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Childhood Diseases

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Posted by: candi | 2007/02/27

Q.

9 mnth, eucalyptus oil on pillow 2 stop

hi my 9 month is blocked up at night, i've tried salex but doesn't help (mayb i;m not squirting it in properly) would a few drops of eucalyptus oil near her pillow help or be harmful to her & would a touch of vicks vapour rub on her chest b harmful?thanks

Expert's Reply

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Paediatrician

Do not use Vicks or Eucalytus in such a young baby. Please persist with the Salex twice a day.

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Posted by: muffin | 2007/02/27

bennets do a great mix in a box - a gel to rub on their chest and back, and a small tube like a lip ice to rub under their noses, this opens them up, and also with their saline nose drops, should help a lot. Also elevate the head of the matress, I usually put about 3 towelling nappies under the top of the matress. A humidifier will also keep the air moist.

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Posted by: Cleo's mommy | 2007/02/27

Corryx really helps my little one with snotty nose especially at night

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