Cough Cough Until The Face Is Flushed In A 2 Month Old Baby?
Morning. I want to ask my child aged 2 months. Early May yesterday I was hospitalized and ordered for X-rays and the result was my child had lung bronchiolitis. Initial symptoms were coughing, red face and pale blue lips, gradually shortness of breath. . And surprisingly if you take agx medicine it’s better to have a cough. But if the medicine runs out, the cough comes back again. I feel sorry for a 2 month old baby who has to take medication. There are other ways or not so that you don’t depend on all the drugs, then thank you. Mama Nikken-Kebumen
Hello Mama Niken.
Thank you for asking HealthReplies.com.
Bronchiolitis is inflammation due to infection of the bronchioles. This inflammation is mostly caused by viruses. Not all babies are susceptible to this infection. Several conditions that make babies susceptible to this disease:
not getting breast milk premature babies have a history of congenital heart disease exposure to cigarette smoke living in a home environment where there are many people whose immune system is decreasing such as the use of corticosteroid drugs, HIV, and cementata in chemotherapy Advice that I can give so that children are not easily attacked this disease:
Wash your hands frequently with soap before coming into contact with children or with utensils used by children. give breast milk according to the child's wishes, wash the nipples and the area around the breasts before giving breast milk to the child. cover mouth when coughing or sneezing with tissue or a sleeve limit the child to be close to people who have the flu, avoid exposure to cigarette smoke for children, wash all utensils used by sick children or other people who are sick using soap Pay attention to the following signs when the child is sick and take the child to the nearest hospital when:
the breath becomes fast, does not want to eat or drink, is difficult to wake up or tends to sleep when the child takes a breath, the chest is drawn into the child, blue on the lips and fingers and feet vomiting, the sound of the child's breath sounds and is heard clearly If your child is suffering bronchiolitis, the child should be treated at home until healed. This is intended to prevent transmission to other people.
Hopefully your child will get well soon.
dr. Kresnawati Wahyu Setiono