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runnny nose

My 5 year old has a little cold and she is always blowing her nose now the tip of her nose and right under her nose is red and irritated anyone no anything good i can put on it.......she said it hurts :(

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proudmom34

Asked by proudmom34 at 8:19 AM on Dec. 26, 2009 in Health

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  • Usually I would put ice...on my aunt's kids.
    Otherwise, try a cream-maybe moisturizing?

    Hope this helped!
    SparklyFirefly

    Answer by SparklyFirefly at 8:21 AM on Dec. 26, 2009

  • Use a non-petroleum based cream like Neutrogena or something similiar on her nose. Products like Vaseline will block up the skin around the nose and can also get into the lungs.
    SophiaofLight

    Answer by SophiaofLight at 8:36 AM on Dec. 26, 2009

  • My son has had that happen a few times before. I put Aquaphor (just enough to moisten the area) on the irritated parts when he goes to bed and by morning his nose is MUCH better.
    Krysden

    Answer by Krysden at 8:58 AM on Dec. 26, 2009

  • I used Vaseline on my ds last week, he kept rubbing his snot across his cheeks so his cheeks were chapped as well as under his nose, I put just a dab of vaseling on it at bedtime and by morning it was almost gone, I did it on 3 different nights and now his nose looks normal even though he's still congested & blowing it frequently. Also, using the Kleenexes with lotion & aloe/E helps a lot!
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:38 AM on Dec. 26, 2009

  • I have used Vaseline before on my kids nose/face area and it works really well.

    I hope your little one feels better soon.

    Cafe Jenn
    Cafe Jenn

    Answer by Cafe Jenn at 12:16 PM on Dec. 26, 2009

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