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how to relieve congestion (no cough as yet) in my 3 year old granddaughter?

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Asked by Grammyofsix at 6:49 PM on Nov. 11, 2013 in Kids' Health

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  • Steam shower??? U didn't say how old your grandbaby is so idk any meds to suggest.

    Answer by rachel216 at 6:55 PM on Nov. 11, 2013

  • Oops didn't see the age I would. Still do the steam shower

    Answer by rachel216 at 6:56 PM on Nov. 11, 2013

  • Warm air humidifier... Can a 3 year old take Mucinex? I dont remember...

    Answer by Nimue930 at 7:01 PM on Nov. 11, 2013

  • Crafty26

    Answer by Crafty26 at 7:02 PM on Nov. 11, 2013

  • Humidifier or steam up the bathroom really well and sit in there for a while. We use Vicks humidifier for my son (he is congested all the time). We also give him children's Allegra twice a day (though I would check with your doc on that for doses). My almost 2 year old weighs 26 lbs and takes 2 ml twice a day.

    Answer by AF4life at 7:06 PM on Nov. 11, 2013

  • Humidifier

    Answer by louise2 at 7:29 PM on Nov. 11, 2013

  • Blow nose frequently. Hot steam from a shower or run a bath with the hottest water you can and read to her in the bathroom until the water is cooled off enough for her to get in. Soup, tea.

    Answer by staciandababy at 7:35 PM on Nov. 11, 2013

  • Hello, you can turn the hot water on your in bathroom from the sink and tub faucets. Then take the child into the bathroom and place him/her on your lap and use the steam from the bathroom as vaporizer . The steam should help in releasing the congestion. I highly recommended that you contact the child's pediatrician right away.

    I hope this helps.......from one grandmother to another one take care!!!!

    Answer by Berniecafemom at 7:57 PM on Nov. 11, 2013

  • humidifier

    Answer by Dardenella at 11:51 PM on Nov. 11, 2013

  • Vicks Vapo Rub on the bottom of her feet covered with socks.

    Answer by tyfry7496 at 9:25 PM on Nov. 22, 2013

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