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Hi, my baby is almost 6 months and on nan optipro. he has flem and silent reflux. can the formula cause the flem? he uses infant gavoscon for the relux but it seems he has more flem then. if i change formula which would be the best?

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Dr. Liesl Venter
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6 Months routine : You could ask these questions at your next routine visit with your paediatrician. Milk causing phlegm is a myth. Reflux is a normal physiological process that is eventually outgrown and only needs treatment if the infant has complications or is not growing well. Change in formula should be discussed with your paediatrician.
Dr. Julan Crane
Pediatrics 25 years experience
Reflux : This is too important for this format so please see his pediatrician and have him followed closely

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