Author of questionFather of a 1 yr 11 m old boy
A. already my baby's pediatrician consult he suggested d'tus or caladryl lotion but not better this is allergy or what is this please give suggestion.
ExpertDr. Hemendra GuptaPaediatrician
A. I would not suggest any self medication for such a small child as self medicating such a small child may be harmful. its better to consult a pediatrician to have a detailed physical examination of your child and relevant treatment accordingly if needed.
ExpertDr. Pandurang sawantPaediatrician
A. Most of the time cough cold, fever are viral in origin, it may subside by 3 -9 days.
No need of any medication if mild.
If fever above 100F then need fever medication (paracetmol) as per weight.
If cold then need steam inhalation, nasal decongestant drops (nasivion baby nasal drops/Otrivin-P nasal drops 1drop in each nostril 3 times a day for 3 days).
If cough then need cough syrup or drops as per babys cough condition (wet or dry).
Keep ur baby well hydrated in cough cold fever episode
Maintain hygiene, hand wash properly,
Keep ur baby away from other infected persons, continue to give all food items as before, continue breast feed as well till 1.5 months of age. It will help for fast recovery.
If decreased oral intake, decreased urine output, breathing difficulty,
Then need consultation with nearest pediatrician.
ExpertDr Bandana JoshiAyurvedic Physician
A. For coughing, first of all give indirect steam to the baby, use humidifier in the room, keep your baby well hydrated by feeding well, if above six months then other liquids can also be given like warm soups, home made juices, avoid giving cough syrups until your doctor prescribe them.
sweetyMom of a 4 yr old girl
A. Civilization medicine you should check with the doctor it depends upon how she wear the coldest apart from this you can give steam to the baby and you cannibalize the baby without any medicine also
SanthoshiMom of a 2 yr 6 m old girl
A. Keep baby hydrated. Feed every few hours that is the best way to cure soon. Also add tulsi leaves to warm coconut oil and apply to baby's chest sole and back. Keep baby warm. Home remedies are good but it would take a longer time to recover. Babies cant bear for a long time. It's better to check with doctor once and you can treat with medicines and home remedies parallel.