See What HealthDay Can Do For You
Contact Us

Health Tip: Your Child's Runny Nose

(HealthDay News) -- A runny nose usually starts when your child's cold is on the mend, says the American Academy of Family Physicians.

Mucus from a runny nose helps wash the cold virus out of the nose and sinuses. After a few days, the mucus may change to a white or yellow color, then to green.

A runny nose usually does not need to be treated. However, a cool mist vaporizer or over-the-counter decongestant medicine may help. The AAFP suggests checking with your child's doctor to see which medicines are okay.

Consumer News

HealthDay

HealthDay is the world’s largest syndicator of health news and content, and providers of custom health/medical content.

Consumer Health News

A health news feed, reviewing the latest and most topical health stories.

Professional News

A news feed for Health Care Professionals (HCPs), reviewing latest medical research and approvals.