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Cough & cold

My only five month old son is suffering from cold & cough and a little fever. After treatment cold & fever cleared but cough still not healed. Please suggest...
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Harisha N L Bangalore | General Physician
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If you're breast-feeding your baby, keep it up. Breast milk offers extra protection from cold-causing germs...Thin the mucus. Your baby's doctor may recommend saline nose drops to loosen thick nasal mucus. Look for these over-the-counter drops in your local pharmacy..Stay cool. Dress in light clothing, keep the room temperature cool and sleep with only a sheet or light blanket...Consult your pediatrician for clinical examination they will do the needful.
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