The baby cough is a good thing, is a common respiratory symptoms, cough as a self-protective reflex action to help expel respiratory secretions or foreign bodies. But cough accompanied by shortness of breath, irritability, mental retardation, parents should pay attention to medical treatment!
There is phlegm in baby's throat, cough cannot come out, snoring in the throat, how can this do? Today Director Li Ying and everyone to talk about the'sputum' this torturous little thing.
It protects the human respiratory tract, dust in the air, harmful particles, will be adsorbed on the moist bronchial wall, respiratory secretions will be through the bronchial epithelium cilia movement, from the bottom up, and finally through the baby cough out of the body, to protect the respiratory tract.
If the nasal discharge is not smooth and stored in the nasopharynx, it will flow into the throat, causing cough and expectoration. In most cases, sputum will be instinctively swallowed into the stomach when coughed to the throat, but stomach acid can break it down without harming the baby.
Baby will not cough, sputum itself is difficult to expel, sputum volume is excessive, can block the airway, easy secondary infection. At this point, parents can use the following methods to help the baby sputum.
Lie flat so that respiratory secretions cannot flow or spit out, gathered in the back of the throat, sputum irritation throat and caused a severe cough. You can use child-specific sea salt water or saline spray nasal cavity, clean nose, it is very helpful for irritating cough.
Plunging back, parents clasped their hands, from the child's back, from the bottom up, from the outside, along the direction of the child's lung lobe, bronchus, at the same time asked to clap the back a little more, too light force is not too much effect, the baby's body shake is good; small baby can choose to lie on the side of the sputum, the same technique and strength.
When the baby coughs sputum, parents should give the baby more warm boiled water, sufficient moisture can effectively help the baby dilute sputum, is conducive to sputum cough.
It is also important to maintain indoor humidity in autumn and winter. It is recommended to put a hygrometer at home, when the indoor air humidity is less than 40%, the humidifier can be used to increase the indoor humidity, it is best to keep the indoor air humidity at 60%.
Many mothers feel sputum cough is more serious, in fact just the opposite. The baby phlegm is much, the nose is much more easy to discharge, the condition is not necessarily serious. Sometimes is when the baby cough sputum, also represents the course of the baby into the recovery stage, the proper care can soon be good.