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Can I give my three month old a suppository

A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
I wouldn't: Nurofen (ibuprofen) can harm developing kidneys in infants. It is not considered safe for them until after 6 months of age when the kidneys have finis ... Read More

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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Connie Topliff
27 years experience Family Medicine
See below: You can gently suction the mucous out of the nose using a bulb syringe. Tylenol (acetaminophen) at correct dose only if there is fever. Humidifier can ... Read More
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A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Hines
23 years experience Family Medicine
Glycerine: You can use a glycerine suppository, or even take their rectal temperature, and it can stimulate the infant to move, but the apple juice will help, pr ... Read More
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Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
72 years experience Preventive Medicine
Get advice: This kind of constipation is sometimes the forerunner of other problems to come, particularly if there are ocassional stools that block the toilet. Ap ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robin Ifft
42 years experience Pediatrics
Assuming : Assuming the er physician felt your infants fever was due to a viral illness, you can observe at home if your infant is alert, eating well, having his ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Ivy Fisher
43 years experience Pediatrics
Sup use infant: You can use suppository for an infant daily until results and outcome i.e. constipation resolve. The OTC suppository can be used over a week trial al ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Levine
33 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Glycerin is an inert substance, so there is no risk of the medication being absorbed into the system. A bigger question though, is why would you use i ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Brad Goldenberg
35 years experience Pediatrics
NO, see a doctor : Any higher fever in a child this young should at least be examined before treating, and Adol contains hydrocodone, a narcotic that should not be given ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Wouldn't bother: You don't list the actual time that has passed since her last med. However, I wouldn't bother to treat such a low level of fever at all. Low fevers he ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Ivy Fisher
43 years experience Pediatrics
Anti pyretic: Tylenol (acetaminophen) can be given every 4 hrs. Advil (Ibuprofen) can be given every 6 hrs.
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A 2-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Better not: ibumol is a combination of ibuprofen (NSAID) and paracetamol, and you already gave her panamor (another NSAID) 2 hours ago, however you can give calpo ... Read More

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