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Colic Remedies For Babies With G6pd
My new born baby is 15 day she has a colic and pain is bio-fenchel-tea good or not what is treatment?
Colic: Colic is quite common in babies from 2 weeks to 3 months of age. There are many house hold remedies. I am more familiar with camomile tea. Others used often are Humphrey 3 a homeopathic medicine, simethicone oral drops, pacifiers, swaddling, pressing baby's thighs against the baby's tummy etc. If worried see pediatrician. If u need more info go to parents. Com/colic. ...Read more
Breast or Formula: Breast milk is best, but commercial formulas are fine for babies with glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency. Sulfa drugs, acetaminophen, and anti-malarial medications should be avoided, and as the child ages, fava beans must not be eaten and other legumes should be introduced with caution. Vitamin c, 60-100 mg/day, can help preserve glutathione in this condition. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I do not recommend: G6pd exists in different forms with different severity. Mild forms of the condition might tolerate soya bean oil where severe forms of the disease probably would not tolerate it. Given alternative formulas that would not have potential for hemolysis, I would recommend not using s-26 for your infant. ...Read more
We don't know: Colic is not hereditary...But it can be seen in families. My understanding is that it deals with the immaturity of the digestive system and therefore inability to digest well. Probiotics can help immensely as can gripe water or colic calm or cocyntal. So can craniosacral therapy and or chiropractic. Chinese medicine and homeopathy also work. I have had success with all of them! ...Read more
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Many remedies: There are dozens of homeopathic remedies that can help colds but which one you need depends on your individual symptoms. See http://homeopathyplus. Com. Au/the-common-cold-ways-to-send-it-packing/ for info on choosing the best one. Pelargonium sidoides, sold as Umcka is also marketed as a homeopathic remedy & is proven effective for colds- see http://bit. Ly/1f6rJci Due to G6PD avoid IV vitamin C. ...Read more
Gripe Water: Gripe water is available over the counter, very popular in great britain and available in the usa. This works for many infants. Also check out the book and video, "the best baby on the block." I for got the peds doctor who was the author but that has great tips for soothing a baby. ...Read more
Is it high needs infant or colic? Fussy all day n night and never seems satisfied. Not eating normal and just flat out miserable. Help, please!
Fussy baby: A pediatrician's evaluation and input are necessary. It could be formula-related, food- and medicine-related if breastfeeding, lactose intolerance if gassy and spitting up, acid reflux if regurgitating or vomiting to name a few. Tense moms tend to get colicky infants - try being calm. Take a break - have a close relative or a close friend take over for minutes or hours to rest &catch up on sleep. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Hi! I was wondering if Sudocream allowed for an infant with g6pd? He has ezcema on his face. Is it safe to use Sudocream?
I strongly: Suggest you NOT use this on an infants face without a consult directly with your PEDIATRIC Medical Professional! Hope this helps Dr Z ...Read more
I never advise it: A light brew of chamomile tea may give you something to do but I can remember no research data showing predictable benefit. Teas have been offered for colic since the first written treatment books for kids in the 1700's & follow the assumption that the gut is somehow upset. Present thought finds it more a transient behavior/frustration issue. ...Read more
Waste of time: The fascination with the relationship of a babies digestion & colic can be traced back to the earliest writings on child care by thomas fare in the 1700's.The assumption that babies had colic like horses has led to many concoctions fed to or poltaces placed on the abdomen. None had/have any value. At best we understand colic as a transient behavioral issue that will pass with comfort & support. ...Read more
ER Stone Care: For someone in the er, the best intervention is to give toradol, if: no anti-coagulation, not allergic, no GI ulcers and no abnormal creatinine. Studies have proven toradol to be more effective than narcotics in first line therapy. Narcotics can then be used in lesser quantities for ongoing management. Plus the anti-inflammatory properties aid in stone passage by reducing ureteral swelling. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
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