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Breastfeeding Gas Beano
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
Yes: Some foods in a mother's diet seem to be linked with increased fussiness or gas in their babies. Some culprits seem to be dairy, brussel sprouts, legumes and ither cruciferous veggies. The only way to see if this makes a difference in your baby is to try cutting one or more of these foods out of your diet and observing anh changes in your baby. ...Read more
Good latch: Making sure your baby has a good latch so they aren't gulping air will help. That being said some babies are "gulpers" and swallow lots of air no matter how good the latch is. ...Read more
I m exclusively breastfeeding 3 months old. Took gassy drink. In how many hours after consumption does gas leave breastmilk?
If my baby is lactose intolerant and sensitive to milk protein, would I need to stop breastfeeding? We have changed his formula. If I keep breastfeeding how will I prevent the bad gas that causes baby pain?
Yes: Gas can be uncomfortable for newborns and can cause them to wake. However, 7 week olds may not be sleeping for other reasons as well. First question is how often is your baby sleeping. You likely have an 2 month well check coming up with your pediatrician and this is a great time to discuss sleep in detail so your current feeding/sleeping schedule can be reviewed. ...Read more
My three week old daughter has bad gas is that a problem? . Doing half breastfeeding. And half formula feeding and her poop is healthy its green
Gas OK: It is common for infants to be gassy. If she is stooping normally and has normal growth, it should not be a problem. ...Read more
My 5wk old baby doesn't poop all day but pass gas often n kinda uncomfortable, I'm mix feeding but recently more on breastfeeding. Shud I worry? Help
This sounds fine: This sounds fine. Its not unusual for a breastfed baby to have only once daily stool. As you increase nursing you may find that baby stools less often. Gas is normal in babies as long as he is not in persistent pain or having a distended abdomen. Enjoy your baby! Hope this helps! ...Read more
I have 10 week old twin girls and am breastfeeding. I have the worst chronic gas and have done everything to try to eliminate it (no dairy, soy, tree nuts, eggs, chocolate, broccoli, etc) help. What is causing this? Could it be the increased prolactin cau
Yes: However, the next question should be why should you need to do that. If you need something like gas-x or beano you might want to see if you have a food intolerance or allergy causing this and eliminate this food or foods from your diet. Beano helps with beans and cruciferous vegetables and gas x absorbs gas. Common food allergies are dairy, wheat and nuts. Keep a food diary and see what is cause. ...Read more
Yes: Should not be a problem.Get a more detailed answer ›
Give it a try.: Beano contains 150 galu (galactosidase units) of alpha-d-galactosidase derived from aspergillus niger mold. The active ingredient in gas-x is simethicone. They work by two different mechanisms. ...Read more
Gas: Beano helps with the cruciferous veggies beans broccoli brussel sprouts gas x just breaks up the gas. ...Read more
Gas: Beano has 150 galu (galactosidase units) of alpha-d-galactosidase derived from aspergillus niger mold. It contains enzymes that help to break down starches in beans. Gas-x contains simethicone which helps to reduce gas bubbles that are trapped in mucus. ...Read more
My wife gets horrible gas everytime she eats and beano doednt help what can I give her to help her?
Eat slower: She is probably swallowing a lot of air when she eats. Have her slow down, chew her food slowly and eat smaller bites. ...Read more
Is there any prescription medication that will alleviate gas formation tried everything over the counter--charcoal, beano etc.
Unlikely: Gas is from (1) air/carbonation we swallow, (2) inability to break down foods, or (3) production by bacteria. (1) charcoal or devrom; no soda. (2) eliminate (1@ time for 1 week) wheat, dairy, eggs, beans, oats, barley. .. Read food labels to for hidden ingredients; read http://www. Drugs. Com/cg/how-to-avoid-and-decrease-problems-with-gas. Html for (3), ask your dr. To give Flagyl 500 mg 3x/day. ...Read more
I have lots of gas from my lapo hysterectomy, it will be a week this wednesday. I'm taking no pain killers just anti inflammatory. Can I take beano?
Worth a try: Either of these over-the-counter remedies may be worth a try for abdominal distention, although they are unlikely to succeed. If you have persistent distention despite trying these simple remedies, see your doctor. ...Read more
Yes, but why?: It sounds like you have some GI symptoms that may include cramping, gas, bloating, and loose stools. This may be related to irritable bowel syndrome, which is a functional disorder. However, a 'shotgun' approach is not the best way to manage it. See your doctor for a good history and physical exam, and s/he should be able to get you started on a management plan. The plan may need tweaking. ...Read more
Can I take bentyl, beano, gas-x, and imodium (loperamide) all in the same day? Thanks in advance.
Yes: Yes you can- None of these drugs should interact with the others, however, the immodium will slow down the intestine transit time and you should be aware of this. Bentyl (dicyclomine) an antispasm medicine might do the same. You should consult with your doctor before using both immodium and bentyl (dicyclomine) in one day. Also, slowing down the Gastrointestinal tract, could make a gas problem worse instead of better. ...Read more
I have a garlic intolerance. I have tried probiotics, gas-x, digestive enzymes, and beano. No success. What can I do to eat garlic without issues?
Depends: ...on what your symptoms of your intolerance are. Garlic causes acid reflux in many people, and without reflux medication, this cannot be controlled well. However, you might consider trying to roast the garlic before using it. Some people are able to tolerate roasted garlic but not fresh garlic. Good luck. ...Read more
Offers some help: Digestive enzymes like beano offer a person some help in decreasing gas from the bacterial fermentation of foodstuffs that he is not fully digesting, but he can also be helped by selecting foods that don't cause him gas. There are other good sources of protein (other than beans) that don't cause a gas problem. ...Read more