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cod liver oil for babies

A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jessica Allan
23 years experience Internal Medicine
Go to Pediatrician: The rattle sounds likes thick mucus or phlegm. Cod liver oil may help but I suggest taking infant to Doctor. Baby needs to be seen to rule out seriou ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ryan
15 years experience Family Medicine
Focus on food: it is better to provide a well-balanced diet that is age-appropriate for your child.
Dr. Carrie Cannon
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Not recommended: If you feed your 3 month old breast milk, he or she may need vitamin D supplementation. If formula, probably not, since they are vitamin-fortified. It ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Cod liver oil: Cod liver oil should be alright to take.
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maria Dumalaog
29 years experience Pediatrics
Ask hematologist: Cod liver oil is a good source of omega fatty acid. However, for a baby who is either breastfed or formula fed, it is usually unnecessary because both ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Yes and no: No to buttermilk. Yes to cod liver oil (i did not know there is a fermented cod liver oil) for a 7 month old- 1/ tsp a day of cod liver oil. Probiotic ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Melissa Gowans
21 years experience Pediatrics
Daily supplements: From the values you provided yes, it is okay.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Cod liver oil: Yes it is OK
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
You're only 24?: There has never been a study that has shown benefit in men or women in your age range who take aspirin for primary prevention. Unless there's more in ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
None: It has no benefit for this issue.
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arthur Heller
43 years experience Gastroenterology
Not especially : Source of vitamins a and d; don't overdo. Fatty liver often associated with overweight, alcohol, some meds. Address those issues.
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