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Dr. Paul Trani

Pediatrics
Hendersonville, NC

Locations

Office

Hendersonville, NC

Address

Blue Ridge Community Health Services, 2579 Chimney Rock Road, Hendersonville, NC
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Pediatrics

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

76 Answers
1 Agree
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A member asked:
Dr. Paul Trani
Specializes in Pediatrics
Yes: Pros: has been used for centuries; pleasant licorice taste; found in many indian dishes; associated with increased breast milk production. Cons: no good scientific studies showing benefit; usually found with other herbs in lactation-promoting meds, so hard to say what is placebo; may cause diarrhea; may cause you to have a maple syrup smell. Bottom line: safe to try, but don't rely on it.
A member asked:
Dr. Paul Trani
Specializes in Pediatrics
No: Unfortunately, there are no great studies demonstrating that this medicine is not passed in breast milk, but due to its potentially harmful interactions with fetuses, it's best to not use it while lactating. The official statement is to "either discontinue lactation, or discontinue the drug." formula or human banked breast milk would be best in this case.
A member asked:
Dr. Paul Trani
Specializes in Pediatrics
Don't fret: Remember: there are three large vessels (two veins and an artery, usually) that are drying up inside that umbilical stump. They will crack open and fall off eventually, and any (old) blood in there will ooze out. (it'll also likely smell bad - it's old.) if it continues to bleed, schedule a visit with your provider, but it's likely just residual old blood.

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Trani is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Trani is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! thanks for ans.
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine, VA
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