How To Deal With Cough With Sound In Breath In 5 Month Old Baby?
at night I want to ask my 5 month old son already has a cough, cough and flu, the cough likes the sound of the material, it disturbs the little one’s breathing until the little one has difficulty sleeping, how do you deal with it, please help, thank you
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Coughing is one of the body's efforts to expel foreign objects or mucus from the lungs. Cough is a symptom that underlies certain conditions. Cough accompanied by certain breath sounds need to be considered and given specific treatment according to the cause. Here are some conditions that can make a child cough accompanied by sounds in his breath, such as:
Asthma Pneumonia Acute Bronchitis Acute Respiratory Infection (ARI). Appropriate treatment must be tailored to the cause. And to find out the underlying cause must be done directly examination. Therefore, you should immediately take your child to the doctor so that further information can be obtained and a physical examination is carried out directly. And if needed, the doctor may also perform supporting examinations such as blood tests and x-rays. In addition, there are some tips that you can do at home, such as:
Give the child enough fluids to prevent dehydration and in an effort to keep the throat from drying out, continue to give breast milk Try to take advantage of inhaled hot steam for about 20 minutes with the child sitting on your lap Avoid cigarette smoke, dust, and some allergens such as cold, animal hair, flower pollen If you hear the sound of breathing, position the child more upright, for example by propping the pillow up higher. Hope it is useful.
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