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help what can i do my baby has eye buggers and buggers?

my baby girl is 1 and a half and i took her out this morning and now she has these big eye buggers a lil cough an buggers in her nose what can i do help please...

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Hyde3

Asked by Hyde3 at 12:51 AM on Jan. 16, 2010 in Kids' Health

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  • just a little tyelnol if she's fussy.. keep her nose clean, do the little ball thing to get snot out or put some saline in it and just make her comfy..
    Jan0609momma

    Answer by Jan0609momma at 1:02 AM on Jan. 16, 2010

  • What is it with people using Tylonal as a cure-all. If she has boogers in her eyes and nose with a cough then Tylonal isn't going to do anything. Tylonal is a pain reliever and even the cold relief is more of a fever break.
    Not to mention that the more you shove medications down your child's throat, the less chance her immune system has to fight off the virus itself. Causing a weak immune system. Chemical "Cures" are a horrible idea for a child.

    There are a lot of home remedies you can try. The ONLY chemical solution I would even suggest is vicks vapour rub. Even that is a last resort. I would first take a warm damp cloth and gently wipe her eyes. This will help get rid of the eye "boogers" and also help relax her sinuses around her face. Second, sit in the bathroom with the hot water running. Let the steam fill up the bathroom to help clear up her sinuses and chest from congestion. (contin)
    JazzlikeMraz

    Answer by JazzlikeMraz at 1:45 AM on Jan. 16, 2010

  • You can use the nost sucker (as I call it) to get any boogers out of her nose and any snot clogging up back there. Give her some warm chocolate milk, or some warm caffine free tea to help clear up her congestion. This will also help soothe her throat so that she doesn't cough as often, if at all. If you have a humidifier then turn it on in her room. This will put moisture into the air to keep her sinuses from becoming congested. If you don't, then you can put a large pot on the stove and simmer it. This will do the same thing. You can also put Orange slices, Grapefruit slices, or Apple slices in the pot to give a nice scent to the room while the water simmers. A tea kettle does the same job as the pot of simmering water. Make sure it is simmering and not boiling.

    Give her a warm bath and put her in some warm PJ's. Keeping her warm (but not hot) is important. If her body temprature drops then her virus will grow.
    JazzlikeMraz

    Answer by JazzlikeMraz at 1:49 AM on Jan. 16, 2010

  • Warm liquids, steam from the shower, tea kettle, simmering pot on the stove, and/or a humidifier will help keep her body from becoming congested. It will also help keep her snot moving, which will help keep it from pooling in her nose and other areas. As well as keep her passages from becoming swelled, which causes that stuffy nose feeling. Again, keep her warm so that her immune system has a fighting chance. If she'll let you .. lay with her on the couch and put a warm compress across her forehead. The steam from the compress will clear her sinuses and the warmth from the compress will calm her.

    Remember plenty of liquids. Clear liquids. Though milk is fine, it is best to stick with water. This will help flush out her system, so that the body has a stronger chance of beating the virus.

    Hope she feels better!
    JazzlikeMraz

    Answer by JazzlikeMraz at 1:52 AM on Jan. 16, 2010

  • My DD had those and it turned out the cold she had gave her pink eye, so I would call the doctor and find out if that could be it, if so they can give you a treatment that works so fast.
    truealaskanmom

    Answer by truealaskanmom at 2:18 AM on Jan. 16, 2010

  • Clean out her eye with a warm washcloth, gently wipe the goop out. Keep her hydrated and use a vaporizer when she is sleeping to help with the congestion. Get her in fresh air to, that really helps with colds. She doesn't need any meds unless she is running a fever over 101. If she is having issues breathing because her nose is stuffed, elevate her head. You can use a bulb syrignine to clear the buggers out of her nose.
    tyfry7496

    Answer by tyfry7496 at 12:14 PM on Jan. 16, 2010

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