A 7 Month Old Baby Coughs Up Vomiting?
Bismillaah. Assalaamu ‘alaikum. Sorry, I want to ask, my baby is 7 months old coughing a cold, the mucus is thick so it is difficult to get out. If I have difficulty breathing because of nasal congestion and coughing, I will take it to the doctor and be given a prescription Ambroxol HCl drop and Pseudoephedrine HCl drop but it has not changed. After 3 days every morning I cb steam using hot water plus ordered eucalyptus oil, thank God the mucus came out, but still coughing colds jgAfter 2 days every afternoon he vomited because of coughing. Please provide a solution. Thank you. Thank you, Alaikum.
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Coughs and colds in infants, it must seem alarming, often is not a dangerous condition. Coughs and colds often occur due to dry air conditions, allergies (for example cold allergies, pollen, dust mites), irritation (for example when inhaling smoke or pollution), to viral or bacterial infections. When a lot of phlegm builds up around his throat, a baby, who still lacks the cough reflex, can vomit. Vomiting can also be caused by increased stomach acid, for example due to inadequate food intake, incorrect type of food consumed, or also due to other digestive tract disorders, such as infections, malabsorption, intolerance, and so on.
Your steps to check your baby to the doctor is right. However, in order to accelerate healing, you should also do the following tips:
Give your baby more milk and water, especially those with warm temperatures
Also give your baby a healthy MPASI, rich in vitamin C
Don't give baby food that is too greasy, containing artificial sweeteners
Use an air humidifier in your home
Avoid using fans and air conditioners for a while
Maintain cleanliness and air circulation in your home
Keep infants away from adults who are experiencing infectious respiratory infections
Wash your baby with warm water, also wear warm clothes
Continue your previous steam therapy
Dry baby in the morning, in a room that gets into the sun (before 9 o'clock) so that the phlegm and mucus melt
If the complaint still does not improve until the cough is gone, do not hesitate to have your baby checked by a doctor or pediatrician to be treated further, okay?
I hope this helps.