increased oral fluids rest at home no outtings cool mist humidity all day long except2x a day sit in the bathroom during (mine or DH) shower so they get the 15 minutes of steam but then I quickly return them to cool mist
I use buckwheat honey for sore throats, tylenol for fevers (over 101.0 rectally) and antibiotics only if we are fevering for more then 72 hours (day 4 we go to the doctor)
We keep up the fluids and use a vaporizer if we need it. She will not take meds nor do i force cold meds on her.
soup, koolaide or jello water
It really depends on their symptoms. Usually jsut ty to keep them hydrated. You just have to let it run its course.
I keep her hydrated
Start up our asthma meds at the first sneeze. Vitamin C, Zinc, and mucinex. We go to the dr day 4 if they are still running a fever. Even though my kids have asthma, we have never had to go to the ER (knock on wood). We have always been able to handle it since we are proactive when an illness starts.
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Lots of water, tea, honey, rest.
Lots of snuggles. Tylenol at night if the fever is keeping him up.Cool mist humidifier.honey and lemon juice and an eleveated pillow for coughs.
If we catch it early, or have forewarding, we start on Elderberry syrup right away.
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