The child has a runny nose sneezing, how can it all work out?

Young children with weak resistance are more susceptible to upper respiratory tract diseases that cause sneezing runny noses. Without timely and proper treatment, sneezing in the baby can be severe, leading to complications of sinusitis, bronchitis is very dangerous, difficult to treat.

1. Causes of runny nose

In the causes of runny nose sneezing in a child, cold infection is the most common one. According to Oriental medicine, because the child's organs are not complete, when the weather changes (hot, cold erratically) or sweats a lot, it makes the child more susceptible to colds. At the budding stage, the child has symptoms of sneezing, an in-nose runny nose, nasal congestion,… After that, the child may have a severe cough, which causes impaired organs.

According to modern medicine, the nose is the gateway to the respiratory system. Normally, the nasal cavity is lined with a mucous layer, covered with mucous carpets that function to retain dirt, bacteria, protect the sinus nose. When the cuticular layer in the nasal cavity is irritated by weather (sudden temperature changes), chemicals, foreign objects, inflammation, tumors,… will cause the secretion glands located in the hemline layer to increase fluid production, causing runny nose. Runny nose makes the child uncomfortable because of a decrease in the amount of air circulating in the nose. This phenomenon can be self-deprecating but can also cause many unpredictable complications such as sinusitis, pharyngitis, ear tapitis, bar inflammation – gas – bronchi,…

Runny nose

Runny nose in children

Besides, the nasal mucosa is inhabited by many bacteria, viruses, when encountering cold or favorable conditions will procrat strongly, causing rhinitis – throat. When your child has a cold, it begins with mild symptoms including a sneezing runny nose. After a few days, if not treated properly, the child will go into the stage of coughing a lot, fatigue, discomfort, which can lead to sore throat,pneumonia, bronchitis ,… making it difficult to treat later.

2. How does a child get sneezed?

The most important treatment of runny nose sneezing in children is the need to intervene early from the initial signs to treat the disease definitively. So what should a child with a runny nose do? The jobs to do include:

2.1 Small physiological saline

If the baby's nasal discharge is white, parents only need to small 0.9% saline every day 4-5 times, 3-4 drops on each side of the nose. When the baby's nasal water turns yellow-green, parents should take the child to see an ear – nose – throat specialist to determine the exact cause of the disease and the degree of disease, give instructions for safe and reasonable medication.

Physiological saline

Physiological saline used for young children

Small nose guide for children:

  • Before small nose, soak the jar of brine in warm water;
  • In order for the baby to lie on his back, the head is slightly back so that the head is lower than the legs;
  • Small physiological saline has been warmed to each side of the nose. For children under 1 year of age only 2-3 drops are small, with older children can be small 4-5 drops;
  • Wait about 30 seconds for saline to seep in diluting the mucus inside the nasal cavity;
  • Clean the nasal cavity: For older children who know how to blow their noses, let them sit up, blow their noses out of a clean towel. If young children cannot blow their noses, parents use suction balls to suck viscous sputum inside the baby's nasal cavity. Perform this procedure by squeezing the suction ball, inserting the suction head into the nasal door, using your hands to seal the other nose and then abruptly letting go of the bulging ball. At that time, the most phlegm in the nasal cavity will be sucked into the suction ball;
  • Wash the nose balloon: Squeeze the nasal suction ball so that the viscous sputum in the shadow blows into the clean towel. After sucking both nasal cavities, perform repeated suction under the tap for effective cleaning;
  • Do a small nose job and suck your baby's nose 4 times a day or more until he shows no signs of nasal congestion or runny nose.

Note: Parents should not use their hands on both sides of the nose to blow their noses because it will suddenly increase the pressure on the nose. At the same time, the paper used to blow your nose must be soft, clean paper, disposable only.

2.2 Other measures

  • Parents should give their baby plenty of water, juice, milk, soups or liquid foods to make nasal fluids looser and easier to clean. If the baby is breastfeeding, the mother should avoid eating foods that are too greasy and fat;
  • Bathe your child with warm ginger water because ginger steam can loosen the fluid in the nose, help her easily deflate or help her mother easily clean with a nasal assucker;
  • Day incense acupressure: Also known as pulse points, incense acupressure, has the effect of informing, fire bars, heat dispersion,… helps treat rhinitis, nasal congestion, runny nose,… The acupressure is located right on the sides of the nose, on the nasal groove, about 1cm from the nose. When the child has a blockage of the nose, runny nose, parents should use their fingertips to reflexology on both sides of the nose within 1-2 minutes. Parents should not use too strong force. Every day the mother can perform the child's acupressure 5-7 times depending on the degree of the disease;
  • Apply a little teacalyp oil or sesame oil to the palms of the baby's feet, massage for a few minutes, can rub the oil on the back and chest of the child;
  • Before the baby sleeps, he should wear socks to keep warm;
  • Lay your baby high on your head when you sleep to prevent nasal discharge from flowing back inside causing nasal congestion. Instead, the nasal discharge comes out, helping the baby feel better and sleep better.

Do babies sleep a lot well

Parents can let their baby lie head high when sleeping

Following the above instructions will help treat sneezing runny nose effectively for the child. In case the child has a fever accompanied by symptoms of runny nose, sneezing, in addition to small nose with physiological saline, parents should give the child antipyretics and antibiotics as prescribed by the doctor.

To prevent nasal diseases of the baby, parents need to keep the baby warm, especially the throat and limbs during the cold season. At the same time, parents should add vitamins and iron to the child's nutrition. In particular, parents should keep the air in the child's room dry, well ventilated; do not allow your child to be exposed to pollen, smog, or tobacco; encourage your baby to increase movement to improve the body's resistance.

Pediatric examination, pre-vaccination examination

Take your child to see a doctor when he shows signs of health abnormalities

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