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Colic Acid Reflux And Baby Sleeping
Possibly: A research definition of colic is 3 or more hours of fussing, at least 3 days a week during the first three months of life.Part of that definition requires that there not be a diagnosable cause of pain.Since reflux can occur without pain, it is likely the 2 will overlap in some kids. However, since some kids with reflux improve on antacid medications, separating the 2 labels is a problem. ...Read more
Technically called GERD, acid reflux is the presence of acidic stomach contents in the esophagus. The acid irritates the esophagus causing heartburn symptoms. The regurgitation or reflux can vary greatly as can the symptoms. Blocking stomach acid with medications can alleviate the burning but medication cannot stop the reflux. Complicated GERD requires surgical treatment ...Read more
My 6 week old baby grunts and squirms while she's sleep and she spits up threw both her mouth and nose causing her to choke. Does she have acid reflux?
GERD?: See peds. To DX baby. Put her on a sitting position to see if still vomits. ...Read more
My infant has a mild case of acid reflux. Is it safe to let her sleep regularly in a rocker sleeper due to its incline?
My son is 7 weeks old today & he's suffering from severe acid reflux and colic. My question is which is the best bottle for reflux and gas? Ty
Refux and gas in bai: Reflux is very common in all infants and it is due to the gasto-esophageal junction which gradually matures as infant gets older, usually at 9-12 months. There is no need for medications for reflux unless the infant is not gaining weight. However gas is a different matter. Infants who seem to have a lot of abdomial pain have colic. It is caused by formula feeding and has nothing to do with bottles. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
4mo colic acid reflux tummy troubles unhappy all the time...Need to find a similac that would be best. ?
Colic: The problem is usually not the formula, but you may try a lactose-free formula or a special formula such as alimentum. A med like zantac may be used. Colic is a development stage-babies cry. They swallow more air with crying. Try frequent burping, slow down feedings, try rocking/walking/swaddling and other soothing. Don't panic! colic doesn't cause harm; it's just frustrating. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My acid reflux problems are bothering me so much that i can't get to sleep at night. What are some good ways to treat this?
Medication: See your doctor about 'proton pump inhibitors'..They reduce the production of stomach acid (they are available otc). Don't eat within the 90 minutes before bedtime. Avoid alcohol at night. Take an antacid before retiring, with a glass of water. Use pillows to elevate the head. ...Read more
Acid reflux (felt in neck) is almost always present after not getting much sleep the night before. What's the connection?
Stress: The lack of sleep create a stressful situation that will make the body create more acid in the stomach that create More reflux in addition the body in normal stare make three time more acid at night than the day that why people with reflux are more vulnerable while sleeping for reflux injury including aspiration, that why they are advised to sleep with the head up. ...Read more
Hi I have acid reflux and gastritis for the past three months and everytime I sleep with my month open, it is super dry? Why is this?
Reflux is also known as Gastroesophageal reflux disease. Acid reflux is defined as the presence of acidic gastric contents in the esophagus causing irritation. It's cause is blamed on the a lax gastroesophageal shpincter that permits usch regurgitation. Vesicoureteral reflux is regurgitation (backing up) of urine in the bladder into the ureter ...Read more
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