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What can I do for a RUNNY nose in a 9-month old?

We've tried saline drops, but they just make it run even more!

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SahMa

Asked by SahMa at 5:16 PM on Oct. 15, 2009 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • Saline drops work well for a stuffy nose. But, not a runny nose. There's not really too much you can do. Just keep the baby's nose as clean as you possibly can and hopefully it won't last too long.
    Krystal.Ingalls

    Answer by Krystal.Ingalls at 5:24 PM on Oct. 15, 2009

  • Nothing. Wipe when needed. As long as everything else is fine with baby, there's nothing to do except let it run its course.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 8:25 PM on Oct. 15, 2009

  • use the bulb syringe (they sooooo love that) and use something under the noes like lanoline to keep it from getting chapped. dap with a tissue when needed. (I have the little travel packs in like all my pockets for just this)

    chrissmom734

    Answer by chrissmom734 at 10:51 PM on Oct. 15, 2009

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