You will need
- -alkaline water;
- children's cough syrup.
If a coughing fit happened when the baby was sleeping, put him and give to drink. If the cough continues to torment, let the child walk. As a drink well suited: alkaline mineral water, a glass of water with a quarter teaspoon of baking soda, warm milk, or decoction of chamomile. These tools soften the mucosa of the pharynx, the sore goes away, the cough subsiding.
To slightly ease the cough by using honey or butter. Let the child slowly resolves a teaspoon of honey or oil. But be careful, if the baby is allergic to bee products, the condition may only get worse.
When improvement is observed, and the cough only increased, make the baby inhalation. In case of an emergency, during the period of the strong dyspnea laryngitis, quickly open the hot water in the bathroom and let the baby breathe over the steam. Also raises the humidity in the room, the respiratory tract moist and the coughing slowly stopped. You can do inhalations with essential oil of cedar. Pour hot water into a bowl and add a little oil, let the child breathe.
Children's syrups, which include a large number of essential oils that will help relieve cough. Give your child the required dose of syrup. In some cases, this method helps. But if it's not just a sore throat and a dry cough, then it is better to call a specialist. Not always possible to remove the attack at home, and dangerous to self-medicate.
If the baby was advised to be hospitalized, don't hesitate. Often banal dry cough is laryngitis, which may go into a false croup. In the acute stage the child can simply die due to narrowing of the lumen of the larynx. To facilitate state and take the child enters prednisone before arrival in the hospital. The hospital will conduct the course of treatment of the disease. And the baby will be assigned to the inhalation of special equipment.