5 months old baby

Question: My LO is 5 month nd 1 week old.... shez suffering from cough last 2 days... i consulted pediatric nd he said her chest is clear so far nd gave MACBERY PD... but i feel now she sounds like she has cough... and also he said if her coughing sound changes, u start antibiotic..shall i start with antibiotic which he prescribed.... this is first time happening with her and i hv no idea wat to do... plzz help

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Answer: Hi dear first stay calm. Babies do get cold frequently due to immunity system of babies being less. Do start antibiotics.u can also do some home remedies. use humidifer at home to.keep congestion free. . Massage baby with mustard infused with garlic and ajwain. This will make baby warm and losen the mucus, u can warm few peeled garlic and tie it in potli with ajwqin. Massage baby chest with it. Make sure potli temp. Is warm and berable. u can also use saline drop for loosening the clogged nose.mucus And use buld syreinge to take out mucus as baby cant blow it.
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    safana Aleef111 days ago

    Thank u so very much dear... i ll dfntly try the home remedy....

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