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Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
No: Provided the propane service is appropriately installed and ventilated, there should be no adverse effects.

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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Yes: We actually need oxygen for normal heart and brain function. Extended inhalation for "fun" sake can be very dangerous.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
No: Infant gas drops (simethacone) do not cause constipation. There are simply a soapy material that allows gas bubbles to join together.Failure to stool ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Mosolf
24 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Yes it is still available. The generic name is simethicone.
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Johanna Fricke
49 years experience Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
They don't work. : Babies swallow air when crying & bottle-feeding. Till ~ 6 weeks, their intestinal smooth muscle does not coordinate propulsion of liquid & ai ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Rajesh Kumar
47 years experience Pediatrics
Yes. : Gripe water can be given to a 2 1/2 week old baby. Make sure it has no alcohol in it. There are other medications also that may be used - discuss with ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joy Jackson
18 years experience Family Medicine
By : By the date of this post about 4 days has gone by, so hopefully you have made contact with the doctor and your baby is better by now. For the future, ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
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Yes: It is possible. Many of the medications used to treat pregnancy have a rare but serious side effect in the baby called primary pulmonary hypertension ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nicholas Fogelson
Specializes in Gynecology
Yes: Most antiepileptics increase the rate of birth defects when used in the first trimester, but the overall rate is still fairly low (increases from base ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
None: This is a food preservative, a simple molecule that's naturally found in berries. There's no reason whatever to think it's going to damage your unborn ... Read More

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