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Physiological saline solution baby


 

Hello Dr Busse!

My question is about physiological saline solutions for babies. I always gave my baby a saline solution in the nose when she had difficulty breathing (either from a pople or a light runny nose) (the pople always liquefied and were easy to remove and breathing was great again). Now I am just asking myself whether it is harmful to give too much or too often salt solutions. It often happened (especially at the beginning as a baby in winter the nose was always closed) that we used it (mostly every day) or that "more natural things" can be used without hesitation. I used Nivea nose-free or which one from the pharmacy.
Make me wonder if I've given it too often. thanks

of lolly2013 on October 24th, 2015, 10:30 p.m.

 

Answer:

Physiological saline solution baby

Dear L.,
Salt nose drops are and were harmless.
All the best!

by Dr. med. Andreas Busse on October 25, 2015

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