My 11 months old is having severe nose blockage n running nose too ..from last 15 days… doctor prescribed me to nebulize him but he gets too cranky while nebulizing…I tried doing while he was sleeping..but all in vain…I got soundless nebulizer also for him..but don’t know how he gets to know..n start turning his head from right to left…it’s so tough for me to nebulize him… kindly suggest something plzZzz…ur article was really very helpful…it sorted many of my doubts…but plz help me n suggest me something…thank you
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How to help: Call your doctor immediately if you suspect whooping cough. Babies under 6 months will need to be hospitalized. The infection is treated with antibiotics, and other adults and children in your household may need preventive antibiotics and a booster shot to avoid getting sick. (Whooping cough is highly contagious, and immunity begins to wane five years after immunization.) Antibiotics will clear up the infection after about five days if they're started early enough, but your child's cough may linger for months and also return when she gets subsequent respiratory infections.