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I have a 5 month old who has a cold that has gone into his chest.

He's like a yoyo. He gets better and then sound wheezy and congested all over again. The doctor put him on albuteral for 3-5 days. Any advise that anyone could give would be great. Thanks

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danaandandrew

Asked by danaandandrew at 8:18 PM on Jun. 12, 2009 in Health

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  • DID THEY DO AN X-RAY..IT COULD BE PNEUMONIA OR CROUP..MY SON GETS CROUP AND HE DOES JUST THAT GET BETTER FOR A FEW DAYS THENGETS BADLY WHEEZY AND STARTS TO "BARK" HOPE HE FEELS BETTER
    eSnA2008

    Answer by eSnA2008 at 8:21 PM on Jun. 12, 2009

  • Have you tried to set in the bathroom with him and turn your shower on hot and get the bathroom good and steamy and sit there with him for about 10-15 minutes do that before bed and then tomorrow do it like 3-4 times and see how that goes. When my DD had a bad stuffy nose i did that 3-4 x a day for 2 days and it help her a lot. It's worth a try. Suction him out before bed after you get out of the bathroom wait about 20-30 minutes and see if that helps him sleep.
    Good luck i hope that helps him and you out a bit and i hope he feels better very soon also you may want to get him tested for croup also.
    raemommy

    Answer by raemommy at 8:43 PM on Jun. 12, 2009

  • He needs to see a pediatrician asap.
    babycakes254

    Answer by babycakes254 at 11:03 PM on Jun. 12, 2009

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