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I bough a new formula dispenser and avent philips bottles, should I boiled them before use? Or soapy wash and boiled water is enought?
Boil them!: Don't take chances. After that, use the dishwasher. ...Read more
I am feeding my boy with avent philips bottles, he's 4 month&20 days old, on a bottle wrap is written 1+, should I change bottle nipples or? Harm?
No but ...: The avent solution basically applies suction to an inverted nipple. It can work and if it doesn't, surgery is a simple and easy solution. However, please make sure of the cause. If it is a new developement, have your breasts examined and the necessary tests ordered if appropriate. ...Read more
What type of bottle nipple should I get for my 7 weeks baby? She uses Phillips Avent bottles level 1 but I don't know when to start on level 2.
I have inverted nipples, are there ways to fix them without surgery since i'm 17? I've heard of piercing them or a product called the avent niplette?
Don't worry: No need to fix since nothing is wrong with them, don't compare yourself to the artificial breasts in popular media. ...Read more
I am using Philips avent manual breast pump. I don't feel let down and if it happens I only get 1oz and then nothing till next let down. What to do?
Bleeding? memory?: Any other bleeding? Easy bruising could be due to a few things like low platelets (thrombocytopenia), steroids, low nutrition, blood thinners, poor liver function. Any reason you could be on medications or supplements which might hurt your liver? Or: do you remember waking up with these? Could you have had a seizure? ...Read more
Not necessarily: Many people probably could not recall those memories without the help of photos, family stories, etc. Don't look for problems where there is no reason to look. You could find problems that really don't belong to you! ...Read more
See your internist: It is a concern when someone starts to develop bruises around the body without and known history of trauma to the area. Its important you see your doctor and the will likely do some blood work to make sure at least your platelets ( clotting) are normal and can look for other blood abnormalities. I would be calm but get it checked. I see your 18 if with parents tell them and urge them to take you ...Read more
Get evaluated: Since the onset of your symptoms is sudden and these symptoms can mean many things, address them with your primary care doctor to have a full work up and rule out anything physical going on. Based on the results, the optimal course of action will be decided .Good luck! ...Read more
CCF: At the Cleveland Clinic, we've been following them closely. ...Read more
Neurologist: This symptom should be evaluated by a neurologist to check for partial seizures or other neurological problems. ...Read more
How can I compress a memory of something disturbing? Like a picture of something i don't want to recall of?
Not usually possible: The more you try the more you remember. Distract yourself. ...Read more
I can't remember what i had for lunch just an hour later..I recall it but I have to try very hard.Such other things also i tend to forget..?
How old are you?: Forgetfulness at an young age is of concern. With aging though some dg. Of forgetfulness is a relatively normal phenomenon .. If 1988 is your bith year and if you are 24 years and if you have memory issues, things like anxiety/stress , depression need to be ruled out.Thyroid problems need to be ruled out. Sometimes like seizure equivalents/some space occupying conditions of brain to be r/o.See dr. ...Read more
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