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is ginger root safe for infants

A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Ginger root: Ginger root is not recommended to children under 2.

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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Be more specific: I know of no shots that are recommended for infants that are dangerous to them.If so they would not be used. If you read the stuff from the vaccine ha ... 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 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Depends on situation: If baby is sitting while holding her bottle it's probably fine. If laying down its a problem. This position for feeding is more likely to lead to ear ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pierrette Mimi Poinsett
37 years experience Pediatrics
Neck Floats: Neck floats do not replace parent or caregiver being in the water with the infant. Not safe if using without close supervision.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Depends: Infant swaddling is a transitional measure that replicates the snug feeling of the womb & calms baby when they can't handle the random movement of arm ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Diamond
45 years experience Pediatrics
No: Nothing proven except treatments for wheezing diagnosed by the doctor.
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
No: There are several reasons that Azithromycin (as well as erythromycin) is not recommended for use in children under 6 months of age when another antibi ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Depends on situation: I don't feed infants egg white under 1yo as it can sometimes set up an egg allergy if offered too young.
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. CHERYL COLDWATER
37 years experience Pediatrics
Not recommended: Calahist has a strong anti-itch medication which can be absorbed erratically in young children. I would not recommend it. It for use in children over ... Read More

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