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#1 of 2 Old 11-20-2009, 11:55 AM - Thread Starter
 
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My 4 month old is congested. I have to suction out his nose several times a day and it's all clear mucus so I'm not worried about infections. But is this a cold? He's not coughing at all but will sneeze on occasion. I heard teething can do this too. Could it be that or both or the sudden weather change out here?

We also traveled on a plane to CA and back a week ago. It was an extended 2 week visit. Maybe he caught something on the plane. He started to get congested at my parents when we slept in my brothers very dusty room.

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My kids never got that congested from teething. But I think the stress of teething can make it easier for the viruses that are all around us to slip in and actually make kiddo ill. At that age, I could take vitC to bowel tolerance and DS would get enough to prevent the congestion (from a cold, I mean).
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