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Ames624 posted:
My almost 8 mo old has had a bad cough and cold since yesterday. No fever. What are somethings to do to help him feel better??
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Trevorvh responded:
We have twins almost 8 months old and one also has that cough. I called the nurse's hotline and they told me just to watch if he has trouble breathing to take him to ER, otherwise, humidifier in the sleeping room along with elevate his crib. We are giving him tylenol as well and that stops the fussing.

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rvehar responded:
Have you tried to rub a little of the Vicks BABY rub on his chest. We found that sometimes helps. Make sure it is the BABY one.


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