Childhood Diseases

Posted by: Samantha | 2008/08/06


Hoarse voice


Please can you advise what I can do to ease my 6 month old baby girl' s discomfort. Her voice is very hoarse and sounds like she' s loosing her voice. Is there anything I can give her or is this just the beginning of a common cold?

She has been on Prelone and Nasonex for the mucus buildup in her nose and middle ear.


Expert's Reply



It seems as if your baby is developing croup. It would be best for her to be seen by her paediatrician.

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Posted by: m' s mom | 2008/08/06

i' m not sure if you' re baby is drinking rooibos tea yet but i got great advice from our pharmacist. buy some fresh ginger, make some hot rooibos tea in a mug and throw in a piece of ginger and let it rest for a bit. give it to her when is still lukewarm. it worked very well for my daughter and she didn' t seem to mind the ginger taste. hope it helps.

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