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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mike Moore
7 years experience Family Medicine
Varies: Silent reflux is a condition in which the infant has gastresophageal reflux with symptoms such as fussiness, coughing or wheezing without obvious refl ... Read More
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Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Zantac (ranitidine) liquid helps: A baby with silent reflux does not have heartburn pain, nor the vomiting and spitting of reflux, but his stomach contents still comes up to the throat ... Read More
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Dr. Tammi Schlichtemeier
30 years experience Pediatrics
Formula Change First: Most babies have some reflux of stomach contents resultin in wet burps. It becomes gastroesophageal reflux disease when the baby is very fussy, refus ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
No known benefit: Antihistamines have a drying effect on any mucous production and will thicken secretions. For many years they have been used to "dress up" kids & make ... Read More
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Dr. Lorne Bigley
33 years experience Family Medicine
Probably: The key to a good treatment is proper diagnosis. The redness in the neck folds could very well be yeast, but it could just be skin irritation too, or ... Read More
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Dr. Nasiruddin Mansury
16 years experience Neonatology
Yeast infection: It happens due to humidity. Try to keep the area dry, you can use some of the powder to help you keep the area dry. If there is already a fungal infec ... Read More
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Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Depends: It is more common for u to see prickly heat there.Until babies neck grows longer & the skin on skin quits trapping sweat, the moisture often produces ... Read More
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Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
40 years experience Preventive Medicine
Most of these issues: do not occur, or are very infrequent with breast feeding; are far more common with all forms of breast milk alternative, despite all the marketing. Se ... Read More
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Dr. Clarene Cress
Specializes in Pediatrics
Laxative: Movical is a laxative and depending on the dose will cause loose stools if dose is higher than needed. The medication should not affect the color of h ... Read More
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Dr. Phillip Goebel
15 years experience Emergency Medicine
Not recommended: The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends against using decongestants and cough medications for infants. Saline rinses and suction are however hel ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Yes: I do not know of the meaning of "a lot" but there are infants adopted whose mothers are drug users. This information is disclosed upfront so adopting ... Read More
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Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Colic: Colic usually begins around three weeks of age andlasts until three months of age it can occur atleast three times a week and lasts for three hours or ... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Faryal Ghaffar
29 years experience Pediatrics
Motrin: Motrin is recommended for a 6 month old infant. Recommend giviing acetaminophen.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cindy Williams
38 years experience Pediatrics
Neonatal withdrawal : I believe you mean opiate withdrawal. These infants are born addicted to the same drug as mom took. There are several protocols. The infant is watched ... Read More

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