Health: Infant, Xopenex

Childhood Illnesses

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My Infant Has Major "Gunk" Again, What Can I Do?

Hello Moms! Ok, I am sure I am not the only child with this problem- especially since we live in the dfw area. It has gone from 80 degrees to 20 degrees in one week and all three of my kiddos are "gunkie". Now, my 7 and 4 year old I can give over the counter meds to help them manage. But our 9 month old can not take that. I am constantly using the bulbed nose "thing"- sucking out what we can (how he loves that- NOT). I use saline spray, I use a vicks, I use a steamer in his room with the vicks in it. I have placed a boiling pot of...


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10 Week Old Baby Boy with RSV

My son has been coughing really bad lately. So on Wednesday of last week I took him to see his doctor. His doctor to me to use saline drops so I am cleaning his nose constantly. Well over the weekend the cold and cough got worse and he started vomitting up all of his food after each feeding. So on Sunday I called his doctors office and they said take him to the ER. So he was diagnosed with RSV. They gave him a prescription for Xopenex so I got it filled and realized that I needed a breathing to use the Xopenex. Well I didn't have one...


Children with Croup

I have a 2 year old that keeps getting Croup. We are all the time giving him...