A 30-year-old male asked:
my 7 month baby is teething and cry while in sleep and chew objects.wot medicine we should give him for easy teething and relieve gums?
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Family Medicine 38 years experience
Teething: A chilled teething ring for him to chew on will help numb the discomfort. Otc preps like anbesol or orajel rubbed on the area of the gums where tooth/teeth are erupting also numbs the pain. Be careful not so much that the child numbs his tongue or gag reflex as that may present a choking hazard.
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Family Medicine 44 years experience
Teething: An appropriate dose on infant Motrin (ibuprofen) will give the best relief. Topical agents like anbesol or oragel have also been used, but i think the Ibuprofen gives more relief of the pain and inflammation.
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Dentistry 9 years experience
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How many times per day should my baby poop?
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Pediatrics 32 years experience
It depends....: The frequency of bowel movements varies with age. In the first month, babies can have 4-7 stools per day, sometimes after every feed! at about one month, most infants will move their bowels about 1-4 times per day. By about 4 months, some breastfed babies will only need to have a bm once or twice a week! call your doctor if you are not sure.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Is it normal for my baby to breastfeed and not have a bowel movement for days?
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Specializes in Pediatrics
Yes: Usually after the first few weeks the pattern of stooling can change from after every feed to every two or three days, sometimes even longer. If the baby is urinating, gaining weight and is comfortable this is not a problem.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
What other defects do infants with gastrointestinal tract birth defects have?
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Pediatrics 25 years experience
Many: Vertebral anomalies, renal abnormalities, anal atresia, te fistula, raidal anomalies and cardiac anomalies among others.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Can pregnancy sleep patterns indicate the future onset postpartum depression?
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Dr. David Klineanswered
Obstetrics and Gynecology 38 years experience
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A 25-year-old female asked:
My 1month old baby has gurgling sound when she breathes, its like she has phlegm, but she doesn't have cough or cold, its worst at night what could it be?
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Pediatrics 20 years experience
Can be normal: Babies often have a congested sound because they breathe through their nose and can't blow their noses. Your baby may also have some milk/formula in back of throat that she is not clearing or coughing like adults would. As long as your baby is not having labored breathing, and it is not interferring with her eating or sleeping, treat it as just a noise.
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Last updated Jun 20, 2015
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