ExpertDr. Pandurang sawantPaediatrician
A. Upper respiratory tract infection is very common till 3 yrs of age
Most of the time cough cold, fever are viral in origin
They may subside by 3 -9 days
No need of any medication if mild.
If fever above 100 need fever medicine (paracetmol)
If cough and cold then need steam inhalation, nasal decongestant drops (nasivion baby nasal drops 1drop in each nostril 3 times a day for 3 days).
And cough syrp or drops as per babys
Cough condition (wet or dry).
Keep ur baby well hydrated in cough cold fever episode
Proper hand washing, keeping away ur baby from other infected persons, exclusive breast feeding ur baby till 6months of the age.
It will help.
If decreased urine output, refusal to feed, decreased activity
Then need consultation with nearest pediatrician.