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A 37-year-old female asked:

6 month old bb, breastfeed, don't want to drink water, urate cristals, protein, mucus in urine, live in warm country(temp of 97) bb sweats a lot?

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Dr. Johanna Fricke
Pediatrics - Developmental and Behavioral 51 years experience
A healthy baby will: Drink water if thirsty. The beauty of breast-ferding is that it is sufficient for hydration in countries whose water supply may be contaminated. His pediatrician will look for medical causes of proteinuria. Urate crystals can be seen in the diapers of healthy breast-fed babies. If your baby is dehydrated from sweating ; is not gaining weight appropriately, his doctor may test for cystic fibrosis.
Dr. Salvador Badillo
Specializes in Pediatrics
Flavored pedialyte: Consider using flavored pedialyte for hydration.

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