Posted by: Lindz | 2009/01/06



Compliments to you Doc &  everyone on this forum.

My baby is 7months now, she' s teething but the problem is she having a flu (blocked nose) and refused to eat and always scratches her face. I don' t know if this happens because of the teething, i got some advice to give medicine called QUMA but seems it doesn' t work i also use TEEGEL. Please gime some advice.

Thank you.

Expert's Reply



Thank you.You must help your baby to clear her blocked nose which is due to a cold. So use saline nose drops such as Salex nose drops twice a day every day until her nose is nice and clear again.Do not use any other medicines. You can use the Teejel on her gums for teething.

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Posted by: Kelly | 2016/06/21

my daughter is 16 month bt no teeth I've even try quma bt it doesn't work

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Posted by: Syndz | 2016/06/12

They say quma is for teething...m not sure

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Posted by: Anonymous | 2016/02/15

Hi my babe boy is 5 mnth and he is teething I both Quma but I dnt know how to use it I need advises. Plz

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Posted by: Mpho | 2015/01/16

My daughter is only 5mnths old n she has bn vomiting,n her temperature was also high then i gave her Quma i feel lyk its working for her cz the temperature is bttr nw.

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Posted by: Kgomotso | 2014/07/22

Can i give quma to my girl she is only 3 months old n how many spoons a day what is quma medicine used for?

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Posted by: Lee | 2014/06/03

My son is 12 mnths n no teeth even 1 so help me gud people plz

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Posted by: pee | 2009/03/13

child 1yr has pneumonia is is teething,he has a seriously running tummy

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