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Baby Stomach Problems
Yes: Belly sleeping was popular in the us from the post wwi period until the 90"s. People thought it might prevent problems if they spit up. Unfortunately the oriental cultures (belly sleeping is taboo) had a better plan. Crib death has declined in the us by 40-50% since we recognized back sleeping was safer. After 4-5m, they will roll & sleep as they want.(this is past the period of most risk). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My 5 weeks old baby girl wit her colic discomfort still go days witout toileting which add more to her stomach problems. Wot can I do to help her go.
Dont know: These type of medical concerns require a face-to-face consult with a primary care physician. There could be many reasons your stomach is bothering you. The good news is that we can fix them if we know what the reason for your discomfort really is. ...Read more
Acid Reflux: General symptoms of acid reflux include: -burning in the chest, known as heartburn -burning in the throat or an acid taste in the throat -stomach or chest pain -trouble swallowing -having raspy voice or a sore throat -unexplained cough the best treatment is to start and continue on acid reflux medications since these medications work by reducing acid in the stomach. ...Read more
Unlikely: Echinacea is a "pop" remedy that has failed most of the controlled studies, though its popularity makes me think perhaps there's some real effect. If you're experiencing significant GI upset, you owe it to yourself to get diagnosed and treated scientifically. Reflux is a breeding ground for serious problems, including lung damage and cancer. ...Read more