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Can You Give Hpv By Changing Diapers Baby
Human Papillomavirus (HPV) is the most common sexually transmitted infection. There are over 100 different types of HPV that causes warts in different areas of the body. HPV is incredibly common and almost all sexually active men and women get it during their lifetime. Most of the time HPV does not cause any symptoms or complications. However, A limited number of these HPV viruses are pathogenic and if not monitored carefully can be responsible for causing cervical and penile cancer. Some of these viruses have been ...Read more
We are switching our baby to a new formula as recommended by our pead,baby is gassy on new formula.Will it take time for baby to adjust or do we stop?
Hard to say: The timing of the gassiness is unclear. If it arrived with the start of the new formula, you must decide if the kid is better gassy than before you changed it.If not, a switch back or to something new may be needed.It can take from 3-5 days to flush residual formula out of a kids system and see how well a new feed will work. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: No chlamydia cannot be transmitted in this manner. ...Read more
When can we introduce our 3 month old baby to the bottle feeding? We fear that bottle feeding might bring the chances for infection. Plz suggest
Now: You can introduce a bottle as soon as breast feeding is well established- i usually recommend at about one month of age. Its helpful if someone other than mom feeds the baby the bottle and if mom leaves the house so the baby won't cry to nurse instead! to decrease chance of infection make sure you clean and sterilize (in boiling water) the bottle equipment. Clean after each use. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Are there any practices i can implement that will encourage my 4 month old with oral aversion to nipple feed her formula so we can remove her g tube?
Can sharing baby wipes between babies in a church nursery spread disease? What about diaper changing surfaces that may not be cleaned between kids?
Yes it i possible: Yes it is possible.Get a more detailed answer ›
Can you avoid infecting your baby? If you were h.I.V. Positive since birth, and you were to get pregnant... Is there a way to protect your baby from the virus? (the father does not have h.I.V)
Can reduce chance: Effective antiretroviral therapy can reduce chances of HIV transmission to baby while pregnant. Specially if HIV virus remains undetectable in blood throughout the pregnancy by taking antiretroviral regularly. Also antiretroviral prophylaxis to baby during delivery further reduce the chance of infection to baby. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If your baby already weighs 6 pounds and 10 ounces at 36 weeks pregnant, does this mean you're going to have a big baby by the time you give birth?
Maybe...: If that weight estimate was done by sono, you need to know that sonos done near term are not very accurate at guessing weight. If it is a correct estimate, you could be looking at an 8+ lb. Baby at delivery if fetal growth continues at the same rate. ...Read more
Try just breast: It really is almost essential that you do just breast for the first two weeks after birth. Your newborn needs feed often at breast to stimulate your milk production so it is adequate and comes in. Also needs to learn proper latching and sucking which is VERY different than from a bottle nipple. In extreme circumstances, such as if the baby is very jaundiced or dehydrated, then formula may be used. ...Read more
Yes: Most of herpes viral infection in newborns happens when their mothers had a primary herpes infection during the pregnancy. Women who have had same infection prior to current pregnancy are much less likely to transmit the infection to their newborns, even if they experience flare-up of infection during the pregnancy. ...Read more
Define should: A 3 mo does not have the physical ability to retrieve and re-insert a pacifier if it pops out of their mouth. For some, it pops out routinely and they fuss until it is replaced. Pacifiers are a valuable tool when used properly and are an easier habit to break than thumb or finger sucking. Most will toss them by the age of 2 leaving no problems with their teeth,mouth. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can not bathing(maintaining proper hygiene)&infrequent diaper changes,such as"because the diaper box says 12 protection",lead to a d.rash to a y.inf?
Yes. : Leaving wet diapers on too long can comtribute to a fungal diaper rash. If this develops then change the diaper as often as possible and let the child run around without a diaper during the day as much as possible - even 10 minutes helps. Good ointments to apply are clotrimazole, desitin (zinc oxide diaper cream) and hydrocortisone. Use water instead of wipes and avoid baths for a few days. It will take a few days. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My baby will be 10mth old when we go on cruise, what are things we shuld take note of to ensure total comfort in him? Will baby have sea sickness too?
Routine: Try to maintain the normal routines as much as possible.Be careful with exposure to sun and water.Altho i suppose motion sickness is possible, it seems to be very rare.After all, we rock babies for comfort with no problems.And make sure safety precautions such as proper cribs/sleeping places, carseats are provided that are safe. ...Read more
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