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What can I take by mouth for ringworm while breastfeeding?

What can I take by mouth for ringworm while breastfeeding?

Fluconazole: But Lamisil (terbinafine) at twice daily may work just fine and have less effect on your breast milk. ...Read more

Mouth (Definition)

Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more


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I am breastfeeding and not on any meds. Just prenatal. Out of nowhere, for the past 3 weeks I have a very dry mouth all day. Why? Help!

I am breastfeeding and not on any meds. Just prenatal. Out of nowhere, for the past 3 weeks I have a very dry mouth all day. Why? Help!

Mouth breathing?: If you have a stuffed nose because of an allergy or a cold and therefore you are mouthbreathing that would explain a dry mouth. Also if you are taking an OTC antihistamine that might also cause a dry mouth. In any case, you can use Biotene for relief of your symptoms. ...Read more

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I am breastfeeding and not on any meds. No allergies or cold. Out of nowhere, for the past 3 weeks I have a very dry mouth all day. Why?

I am breastfeeding and not on any meds. No allergies or cold. Out of nowhere, for the past 3 weeks I have a very dry mouth all day. Why?

Hydrate: With warmer weather, your fluid requirements increase. With a hungry baby, you also need plenty of fluids, as you are also losing water in breastmilk. Be sure to drink enough water that your urine comes out a pale lemon yellow color. Congratulations on breastfeeding your baby successfully! ...Read more

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I saw some gel crystals on my baby's mouth after breastfeeding. This is actually from my breast pad. I am worried she ingested some. What should I do?

I saw some gel crystals on my baby's mouth after breastfeeding. This is actually from my breast pad. I am worried she ingested some. What should I do?

Non toxic: These are non toxic but are present in many materials. Explain your problem to the retailer and change your breast pads. All the best. ...Read more

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Breastfeeding and baby and i both have a red, flaky, scaly rash. Baby around mouth-me around mouth, eye, forehead, forearm, and nipple?

Breastfeeding and baby and i both have a red, flaky, scaly rash. Baby around mouth-me around mouth, eye, forehead, forearm, and nipple?

MD visit: The rash may be due to a number of conditions, including infections, contact dermatitis or allergic dermatitis. Since you both have a rash, this raises the possibility of an infection that has been transferred to the baby. If you are applying topical lotions or perfumed products this may lead to a contact dermatitis. Your physician will be able to determine the treatment for the underlying cause. ...Read more

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Normal for areola to change over time when I'm breastfeeding! I've been nursing for 3 months and the circumstance is odd shaped now! Concern?

Normal for areola to change over time when I'm breastfeeding!  I've been nursing for 3 months and the circumstance is odd shaped now! Concern?

No worries: If you are not experiencing new pain, deformity, inflammation or bleeding, then you are unlikely to have a health-threatening condition. See your clinician if it doesn't get better, though, or if you have further concerns. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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Change from a lot of junk food meat and cheeses to a healthy plant based diet. do you go through detox?breastfeeding does toxins get dumped in milk?

Change from a lot of junk food meat and cheeses to a healthy plant based diet. do you go through detox?breastfeeding does toxins get dumped in milk?

Possible: Although ingested substances can appear in breast milk, the healthy change you have made should be healthy for your child as well. ...Read more

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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