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what can i do to keep my 3yr old comfortable ? if anything

he has a bad cough which turned out to be a croupe cough ... he has all these meds to give him but they dont seem to help at all i can't take him outside at night or anything because its freezing here where we live .... is there anythingelse i could try beside going outside, humidifier, or vaporizers.. since it's the first time he gets this ....

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mommyof2chasmin

Asked by mommyof2chasmin at 7:55 PM on Dec. 28, 2010 in Kids' Health

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  • Not really... Poor guy. Did they give him steroids to help with the inflammation? Mine always got steroids if it lasted more than 3 days without improvement.
    But_Mommie

    Answer by But_Mommie at 8:00 PM on Dec. 28, 2010

  • Open a window, sit in the bathroom with a hot shower running.
    tazdvl

    Answer by tazdvl at 10:07 PM on Dec. 28, 2010

  • stick his head out the window, use COOL MIST humidifier and give him his prelone as prescribed...tylenol for comfort is a good idea too
    MELRN

    Answer by MELRN at 10:22 PM on Dec. 28, 2010

  • Fresh air, regardless of whether or not it is freezing.
    ObbyDobbie

    Answer by ObbyDobbie at 10:25 PM on Dec. 28, 2010

  • Hot steam showers, open a window, no milk
    sstepph

    Answer by sstepph at 8:42 AM on Dec. 30, 2010

  • a tsp of honey can help with coughing
    momoflilangel

    Answer by momoflilangel at 1:40 PM on Dec. 30, 2010

  • Humid air, cool air, no sugar, no dairy. Honey is great too.
    KTMOM

    Answer by KTMOM at 6:03 PM on Dec. 30, 2010

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