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Please help what should i do

ok my son is going on 5 mounths now he has a stufy nose but i tryed geting it out like to see if there is bugers up there and i see any the nose thing cant get any out an he haveing a hard time breathing could it be allergeys should i call the doc im woried

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jack90

Asked by jack90 at 9:28 AM on Mar. 9, 2011 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • If he has a fever, I wouldn't hesitate to take him to the doc. Otherwise, run a humidifier in his room when he sleeps and prop up the head of his crib.
    parajumper3

    Answer by parajumper3 at 9:31 AM on Mar. 9, 2011

  • yea ima bye one today then i check every hour he dont have a fever thanks
    jack90

    Comment by jack90 (original poster) at 9:33 AM on Mar. 9, 2011

  • You should try "Baby Simply Saline". its a Sterile Saline Nasal Mist. It helps clear up congestion and moisturizes the nose.
    I wouldnt rush to the doctor right away, unless he has a fever, rash, cough with lots of mucas,not eating,not urinating etc...a little stuffy nose is normal . I would try this stuff first......When you squirt it up the nose, keep it in for a minute or so and use the booger sucker and suck out as much snot as you can. Make sure that when you are done using the booger sucker that you wash it out with hot soapy water after each time so your not recontaiminating his nose just in case he has a cold going on. Good luck and i hope this helps.
    Amberlovesher3

    Answer by Amberlovesher3 at 9:36 AM on Mar. 9, 2011

  • yes, listen to amberlovesher3, thats what i would've said too.
    jenn4443

    Answer by jenn4443 at 9:39 AM on Mar. 9, 2011

  • OK THANKS LOL IT HELPS
    jack90

    Comment by jack90 (original poster) at 9:42 AM on Mar. 9, 2011

  • I agree with the saline- it always helps mine.
    lovingmy4babies

    Answer by lovingmy4babies at 9:59 AM on Mar. 9, 2011

  • It could be a cold, or allergies. Is it bothering him? If yes, a call/trip to the doctor couldn't hurt. Congestion is sometimes mucus, and other times, just swelling. A humidifier is a good idea. Also, if you're nursing, breast milk in the nose can help break it up, otherwise try the saline drops. If it's affecting his sleep, try elevating the head of his sleeping surface, for example, putting a pillow under the head of his mattress, not ON the mattress, but UNDER it.
    Krysta622

    Answer by Krysta622 at 12:46 PM on Mar. 9, 2011

  • We used saline solution and suctioned every night before bed so it cleared her up by the a.m. and then if she was really congested, we rubbed baby vicks on her chest (just a little bit) to open her up and help her breathe, usually the congestion was gone by the a.m. too ~ good luck!
    Peggs11

    Answer by Peggs11 at 1:12 PM on Mar. 9, 2011

  • vapor bath, humidifier, saline infant drops,
    go outside for a lil
    Amanda11810

    Answer by Amanda11810 at 11:40 AM on Mar. 13, 2011

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