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There is a technique I have seen used to help break up chest congestion, where you sort of hit the person's back repeatedly. I've seen a physical therapist do this for a patient, and at some point I got permission from my son's doctor to do this for him. However, my son was older than your child. For this idea, and in general, I would encourage you to ask ...


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As far as I can tell, there isn't really anything you can reliably do to directly remove the coughed up phlegm at that age. The bulb syringe or just wiping it out of his mouth with clean gauze, washcloth or similar is the most viable option if there's a large amount of phlegm, but I've found that that benefits of not swallowing it (maybe prevent the baby ...


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