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Doctor insights on: Can Warm Water Help Soothe Your Nipples For Breastfeeding

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Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
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Breastfeeding (Definition)

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


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Will Jello water help to soothe a baby's upset stomach?

Will Jello water help to soothe a baby's upset stomach?

Baby's stomach: Your baby's age will determine much of what is safe and recommended for certain symptoms. Unless you check with the Family Physician that knows your baby best, I would avoid anything like Jello water. ...Read more

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Can drinking hot water really help with your complexion?

Can drinking hot water really help with your complexion?

Probably not: My parents always drank a glass of hot water at bedtime and persuaded me to do it. I never knew why or that it made any difference to complexion. ...Read more

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Can drinking milk help your breasts to grow?

Can drinking milk help your breasts to grow?

Not selectively.: Breast size is likely to ^ w puberty, pregnancy & possibly prior to your period. You can build up chest muscles w exercise & weight lifting but it will not ^ the amt. Of fatty tissue. There are no pills, herbs or machines that will ^ breast size. Breast augmentation is surgical enlargement. A padded bra will ^ appearance of volume. A supportive, well fitting bra can also enhance appearance. ...Read more

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Can you offer some suggestions other than salt water and apple cider vinegar to help reduce the swelling and relieve the tenderness in my glands?

Can you offer some suggestions other than salt water and apple cider vinegar to help reduce the swelling and relieve the tenderness in my glands?

Information: Glands swell in response to some other process. You will need to find out what is the process, e.g. Tonsillitis. Treaat the primary process and the glands wil go back to normal. ...Read more

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Help please! what drinks are good to help soothe a sore throat?

Help please! what drinks are good to help soothe a sore throat?

Drinks: Saltwater gargles: mix 1 tsp salt in 8 oz warm water – gargle several times a day. Or gargle with aloe vera juice twice a day. Add honey & a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea. Pour boiling water over thinly sliced ginger. Steep 5 min. In a covered pot. Add 2 to 3 tbs honey & sip. Try thyme tea. For significant sore throat with swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see dr & get a strep test. ...Read more

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Can manuka honey and lemon with warm water help for weight loss?

Can manuka honey and lemon with warm water help for weight loss?

No: The only things that helps with weight loss is physical activity and eating healthy foods in moderation. Check out my blogs at http://mdprevent.Blogspot.Com/2013/11/stop-weight-loss-madness.Html and at www.Mdprevent.Blogspot.Com for specificcs. ...Read more

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Can pregnant women soak in epsom salt to help with pains?

Can pregnant women soak in epsom salt to help with pains?

Yes - not hot tub.: Soaking in epsom salts is fine - provided you do not stay for any period of time in hot water. You see, heat is a known teratogen that can cause open neural tube defects in the first trimester. ...Read more

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How many cups can my wife use in her Epsom Salt bath? She is 24 week. Please and thank you

How many cups can my wife use in her Epsom Salt bath? She is 24 week. Please and thank you

Epsom salts: cup to a bath is seemingly no risk. Her OBGYN is captain of the ship. He or she should be answering this question. ...Read more

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Can warm water and sugar really help bellyache?

Can warm water and sugar really help bellyache?

Not likely: The area duration and severity of the pain will help determine the cause and treatment. ...Read more

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Can I soak in Epsom salt bath during pregnancy to help treat yeast infection?

Can I soak in Epsom salt bath during pregnancy to help treat yeast infection?

Epsom=Jetsam: Quote: " As an ideal means of relieving stress at the end of a hard day, two cups of Epsom salts in a tub of hot water can help to soothe jangled nerves and restore a sense of well being."-- I suspect the Epsom Salts will be doing the same for the yeast. In other words, when you get out of your relaxing bath, use a medication recommended by your doctor or pharmacist. ...Read more

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Can you use baby oil for breast massage?

Can you use baby oil for breast massage?

Sure: Any kind of massage oil that is comfortable would be fine. ...Read more

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How do warm baths help Bartholin's cysts? Does it have to be salt water? Can warm towels be equally effective?

How do warm baths help Bartholin's cysts? Does it have to be salt water? Can warm towels be equally effective?

Warm water: the idea behind the warm soaks and even more so with epsom salts is it helps with swelling. A warm towel may work just as well for you. ...Read more

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How can a tea bath help soothe a sunburn?

How can  a tea bath help soothe a sunburn?

Aloe for a sunburn: Not sure who or why tea helps. I use aloe gel on sunburns. It especially feels good if you refrigerate it! ...Read more

Nipple (Definition)

A nipple also known mammary papilla or teat is a small projection of skin containing the outlets for 15–20 lactiferous ducts. Its at the apex or top or breast ...Read more