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19 Apr 2006

Kids nose blocked at night
Hello

My 2 yr 9 mtn old boy suffers with a blocked nose at night. He does not have any chronic illnesses and during the day he can breathe properly. It just seems to happen at night that after a few hours of sleep, his nose gets blocked and then he wakes up as he struggles a little to breathe through his mouth.

What can I give him to stop his nose being blocked?
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cyberdoc

01 Jan 0001

Hallo Mikhail
Try giving him an antihistamine syrup at nite like Zyrtec. He may be allergic to the down in his pillow or to dustmites. You can put his pillow in the freezer for 24 hours to kill any possible dust mites. Get him an hypo allergenic pillow to sleep on if possible.
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