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31 Aug 2011

Wheezin cough and dry nose
HI Doctor

My 13 month old son has a wheezing cough especially in the night and his nose is bloked.I bought tussitot yesterday and it didnt seem to work, i also bought adco lintopect now..but i would like to know if i can use both..or which one should i use.he has no fever and he is plaing well its just that he cant drink his milk as the nose is bloked.

Please advise and thank you for the infomative blog.
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childhood diseases

01 Jan 0001

Your baby does not have a fever and is playing well,but he must have a cold that is affecting his chest as well.The most likely cause is an RSV virus infection causing a condition called bronchiolitis. Use saline nose drops in his nose twice daily.Bennet,s infant nose drops or Salex are very good for this purpose. Once his nose is open he should be able to feed better. This illness usually takes 7 to 10 days to clear up.
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