Pediatrics and Children’s Diseases Dr. Yeliz Öz, citing the frequent complaints of nasal congestion in babies and children, especially in the winter months, their families cried. Dr Öz stated that nasal congestion, a condition that makes it difficult to breathe, disrupts his night’s sleep, continuing: “If the baby is fed with breast milk or a bottle with a blocked nose, he will not be able to breathe through the mouth when he starts drinking, and because his nose is blocked, he tends to leave the mother’s breast or bottle often. He becomes restless, he cries.”
“It Causes a Dry Throat”
Emphasizing that older children say their noses are stuffy, Dr. Öz said: “Although there are not many problems with their feeding, their throats become dry because they sleep with their mouths open at night. Sometimes they wake up often and feel the need to drink water. Poor quality sleep occurs.” said.
Noting that the most common cause of nasal congestion is the common cold, Öz continued: “Apart from that, allergic rhinitis, enlargement of the adenoids and sometimes the insertion of a foreign body into the nose are other causes of nasal congestion. Nasal congestion is usually accompanied by a clear discharge, sneezing, coughing and sometimes mild fever. It usually regresses and heals on its own within 7-10 days. In addition to the above symptoms, sneezing and sneezing are common in allergic season bound rhinitis used the sentences.
“Attention to adenoid growth after 3 years”
Dr. Noting that nasal congestion is a constant occurrence in cases of adenoid enlargement, Öz said: “The child keeps his mouth open to breathe even during the day. Generally, adenoid enlargement can be diagnosed after the age of 3 years, but sometimes adenoid enlargement can be detected in younger babies and children. Especially in sleep snoring, open mouth, sweating, restless sleep by turning right and left, it is typical. foreign body is usually unilateral. Unilateral nasal obstruction, foul-smelling and inflamed discharge are typical for foreign bodies.The body is removed by the ENT specialist.
“Avoid the Nasal Aspirator”
Dr. Dr. Öz made the following assessment: “Drops and sprays containing medicines can be added to the treatment for a short time in older children. Drops and sprays suitable for the cause of the constipation are given by the doctor’s control. The precautions that can be taken at home are humidifying the room where the baby/child sleeps with cold steam humidifiers, dripping volatile natural oils before opening the nose on the pillow or head of the bed, or simply distributing a dry onion with Put a knife and a strong nasal aspirator on the bed aspirator, which is used in commerce, can be said to use a very strong nasal aspirator. It is recommended not to use it, because it may cause negative pressure and cause fluid to be sucked into the ear and ear infection.