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10 Sep 2007

6 week checkup and nose drops
Hi

my 5 week baby has a very congested nose (she sounds like she is suffocating at night) and paed at emergency clinic yesterday suggests it may be an allergy to cows milk. He has given us nose drops to try - but I'm not entirely sure how to give them. Is there an easy way (I can't see how many drops I am giving her if I put it up her nose, yet if I put it just at the entrance, I don't seem to get any drops up at all!)

Also, can you tell me what the paed will check for at her 6 week checkup?

Thanks

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childhood diseases
paediatrician

01 Jan 0001

Your paediatrician will be giving her a full check-up at 6 weeks. With her very blocked nose it is a ggod idea to see him as soon as you can. In the meantime put the drops into her nose twice a day.
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