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Has anybody used the avent inverted nipple solution?

Has anybody used the avent inverted nipple solution?

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

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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.

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.

Trial and error: There is no rules on when to alter nipple selection.Nature gives baby no such choice when breast feeding so they figure it out.When bottle feeding you can gather several together and let baby decide which one seems to work well at the time. ...Read more

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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?

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

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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?

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?

Pumps: Pumps are often not successful and often electric pumps work better. You can generally rent these. Having a baby at the breast is the best way to stimulate the production of breast milk. All the best. ...Read more

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Why was midrin recalled?

Was never OK by FDA: The issue with all of these medications is that they have never been approved by the fda in the first place. Although Midrin was a great headache and anti-migraine medication. Many patient are missing the drug. ...Read more

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What could affect memory recall at a young age?

What could affect memory recall at a young age?

Modern life: Lack of sleep, maladjustment to stress, alcohol, excessive computer use, recreational substances, specifically marijuana, prescribed drugs- to name a few. Hope it helps. ...Read more

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I seem toi have brusing on my body , and I don't recall banging into anyting ?

I seem toi have brusing on my body , and I don't recall banging into anyting ?

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

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Unable to recall most childhood memories/false memories. Is there anything wrong?

Unable to recall most childhood memories/false memories. Is there anything wrong?

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

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I have some brusies which are spreading, and I recall no contact to have gotten them.

I have some brusies which are spreading, and I recall no contact to have gotten them.

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

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I'm having sudden problems with memory, word recall, reading words. What is happening?

I'm having sudden problems with memory, word recall, reading words. What is happening?

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

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I have blackouts and later on when i recall them i don't know whether there were true or not?

I have blackouts and later on when i recall them i don't know whether there were true or not?

Neurologist: This symptom should be evaluated by a neurologist to check for partial seizures or other neurological problems. ...Read more

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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..?

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