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Baby Sores Mouth Cries Nursing
Evaluate: Mouth sores can be from a virus, bacteria, thrush or due to trauma or teething. No matter the cause, some pain relief is warranted. Simple tylenol or advil are commonly used and frequently effective. Gentle oral hygiene such as OTC gly-oxide can be helpful. Sucking on a small piece of cloth-covered ice is a nice tip. If the sores worsen or pain relief fails, then a medical exam is required. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more
I have cold sores on my mouth and suspect it has spread further down into my throat, i'm nursing my baby, what can I do?
I have gotten 3 oral granulomas in 2 months. They go away and come back in a different place in my mouth. Is it from nursing? Or sores from lupus?
Oral sore /lupus: see previous answer. F/U with rheumatologist as if from lupus will only resolve with lupus treatment. Check herpes I titers,may be concomitant infection. Chck TSH maybe high and predispose to poor immune regulation. gargle with saltwater to avoid super- infection with bacteria,check for strep. Check it is lupus and not sarcoid/bechets ...Read more
My baby aged 3mnth.Til 2 mnth baby enjoyed breast milk, after that refusing.He cries, gets irritated at nursing time when awake. Pls advice what to do.
Breast refusal: There may be several reasons for baby, s refusal. He may have a stuffed nose and he has difficulty sucking with a stuffed nose, or the quality on your milk has changed.Sometimes there may be a change in your body odor, i.e. You are using a new soap or shampoo, etc. Try pumping and give him your breastmilk from a bottle or try changing position, etc. ...Read more
I have a good milk supply and baby isn't interested in nursing, she gets fussy and cries on the breast. She's 2 months old why is this?
My mom feels a lot of pain in the palm of hands and all fingersit hurts her so much and cry like a baby. She have seen the dictors but nothing helpful. What should I do to help her? I am a nursing student.
University med centr: I am so sorry about your mom's pain. You must be miserable to watch & unable to help. In my 30 years of practice, I have found that when a patient has a difficult to diagnose condition--one that has stumped other good doctors--the best course of action is to be evaluated at a university medical school affiliated clinic. These doctors are researching new answers & have more time to listen to you. ...Read more
Her right thumb is numb for a week. After holding artery forceps during a mouth care procedure. And she is a 1st year nursing student.
Watch your letdown: Sometimes when your milk comes out very quickly a baby can get too much in their mouth, they aren't the most coordinated at sucking and swallowing. Sometimes pulling away is their signal that the letdown is too fast for them. If this describes you try positioning the baby so that they nurse against gravity. If it is still a problem you can pump a little first then nurse. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Biting: If your baby bites while nursing, immediately put your finger in his/her mouth and remove him from your breast. Minimize distractions, try to remain calm, and allow her to start nursing again. If the biting continues, he/she may not be hungry. Try again later. If babies receive a consistent message that biting equals no more nursing, they will stop. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: As long as a baby gets enough milk, whether from one breast or both breasts, the baby will be happy. However, if a mom only feeds from one side, the unused side may lose its milk-making ability and dry up; or it may back up with milk, get swollen and perhaps develop mastitis. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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