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Breastfeeding And Antibiotics Risk
Breastfeeding is providing nutrition to an infant using breat milk either directly by infant latching and sucking on the nipple or by feeding via bottle with expressed breast milk (when baby has difficulty suckling). Breast milk is the best milk for any baby but ...Read more
It's the antibiotic ciprofloxacin 250mg safe when breastfeeding ? And long this antibiotics stay in my body
3rd case of Mastitis in 6 mnths, no breastfeeding. Reacts to antibiotics, but reappears every few mnths. 24 y/o female. Smoker. Is it ibc?
I was diagnosed with chronic endometritis and I am breastfeeding woman...do I really need to take antibiotics? I don't want to harm my child
I started antibiotics for an infection around my tooth on Sat at 5pm its Mon & not better. im breastfeeding so I cant take certain pills. what do I do?
Depends on which one: Most antibiotics used in dentistry are safe for the mom and the breast feeding baby. Sometimes penicillins (amoxicillin), cephalosporins (keflex) , and macrolides (z-pack) may cause your baby to have loose stools. Tetracycline is the one that causes discoloration of baby's teeth if taken while pregnant. One rarely prescribed antibiotic, chloramphenicol, should not be used while breast feeding. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Was told i had mastitis. I had antibiotics redness went. Still have lump, not breastfeeding never have. What should I do?
How long should I be on antibiotics when I have had untreated Lyme disease for 1 1/2 years? Was untreated due to my pregnancy and breastfeeding.
Be careful: Side-effects of most antibiotics are not dangerous, an allergic reaction to a medication potentially is. Thus, while nursing all medications should be used with caution. When taking an antibiotic, always monitor your baby and look for signs of respiratory distress, irritability, diarrhea and rash. The most common side effect in breastfeeding infants is diarrhea, and this is to be expected. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What should be done together with antibiotics to treat a recurring mastitis in breastfeeding mother?
I'm done breastfeeding but I was put on antibiotics for mastitis. Do I still need to pump or can I just let my milk dry up without having to pump?
Can let dry: If you are done breastfeeding, then you can put on some sports bras to help with the engorgement following cessation of breastfeeding. Ibuprofen can help with pain from engorgement as well. But if you're on the antibiotics, you don't have to pump the infection out, if that's what your question is. The infection should heal with the antibiotics. Compresses can help too. ...Read more
Rash bikini line for 4 mo. Tried oxistat, tried antibiotic safe for breastfeeding, tried alcortin A; been cultured -staph and GBS. What could it be?
Had my baby 3 weeks ago. Because of antibiotics, i was unable to breast feed at birth. My breasts are not leaking anymore. Can i still breast feed now?
Depends: The general rule is if i would use it for a baby it is ok for use in a breast feeding mother. We exclude sulfa drugs in the first 2 months and drugs like Cipro (ciprofloxacin) that are not generally used in childhood.Just tell the doc you are breastfeeding and they should sort that out, or ask again when you know which one is being considered. ...Read more
After a week on antibiotics i still have a sharp/shooting pain in my right breast. Is this more than an infection? It gets worse after breastfeeding.
BREAST PAIN: If your breast is infected, you should not breast feed. Infection will go to the baby. Please check with your md. ...Read more
1wk post-partum, breastfeeding, developed my 6th staph infection in 5yrs. If treated what affect would antibiotics have on my breastmilk and baby?
UTI while breastfeeding newborn, painful burning while peeing. Can i drink lots of liquids and wait it out. Is antibiotics safe while breastfeeding?
I'm breastfeeding my 11 days old baby girl, and I'm taking antibiotics.she has developed a rash that looks like the rash(yeast) due to the above.
Drug reaction: Now I am assuming you think the baby has developed an allergic reaction to the antibiotic. However the brief description you give is not the description of a drug reaction and you did not state where the rash is. Really need more information and better description to assist you ...Read more
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