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8 Month Old systoms please help

so my LO has had a runny nose all day he has been teething for MONTHS! No teeth yet! or any signs of teeth he has a lil cough soo that i just noticed so idk if i should take him in to the doc or what?? no fever what would you all do?? he is very happy and playing/having fun too hmm?? TIA XOXOX

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prissy2428

Asked by prissy2428 at 6:11 PM on Jun. 9, 2011 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • Sounds like a cold to me. A doctor's visit isn't necessary, as long as there is no fever or trouble breathing or anything. Just suction out his nose which might be easier if you sit with him in a steamy bathroom for a while.
    Cavalrybaby02

    Answer by Cavalrybaby02 at 6:17 PM on Jun. 9, 2011

  • Nah,no doc needed. Might be allergies
    butterflyblue19

    Answer by butterflyblue19 at 6:18 PM on Jun. 9, 2011

  • thank you sooo much...xoxo
    prissy2428

    Comment by prissy2428 (original poster) at 6:18 PM on Jun. 9, 2011

  • Sounds like allergies. Is the nose mucus clear? My grand daughter was 14 months before she got a tooth. Good luck.
    irememberwhen59

    Answer by irememberwhen59 at 6:32 PM on Jun. 9, 2011

  • Is the snot clear or yellow or green? If it's clear and he has no fever, I would just keep a close eye on him and see what happens within the next couple days. It could be the teething, or allergies! Some babies (my son being one of them) are hard to tell even more so than the normal babies when they don't feel good because they r chipper all the time! Call ur sons percent ask if u can givehim some Tylenol if u thinks he's uncomfortable from the teething.
    PANZONSMOM

    Answer by PANZONSMOM at 11:15 PM on Jun. 9, 2011

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