COMMON COLD

The symptoms of common cold are mild fever, congestion, coughing, and a sore throat with lots of fluids. If the child is under 6 month old, children’s ibuprofen or acetaminophen can help reduce the fever but steer clear of cough and cold medicines.But the medicines really don’t help,may be there will be consequences says pediatrician Fred Hirschenfang, M.D., section chief of ambulatory care at Hackensack UMC, in New Jersey.To decrease the effects of the cold we can use saline drops or spray to moisturize the child’s nasal passageways and an aspirator to remove excess mucus.Other ways are cool-mist humidifier.In most cases childrens may be bounce back from four to six days.