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Gas X Breastfeeding
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
Newborn had only 2 bowel movements. Taking simethicone after feedings. Lots of gas, fussiness, crying. Supplementing breast milk with similac.
Fussiness: Breast fe babies can have a stool with each feeding, once a, day or can go as pong as a week without having one. They maybet fussy as the week progresses. Try burping your infant frequently If he seems to be constipated you may give him formula with 1-2 tablespoons with dark Karo syrup ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: gas can be uncomfortable for newborns and can cause them to wake. However, 7 week olds may not be sleeping for other reasons as well. First question is how often is your baby sleeping. You likely have an 2 month well check coming up with your pediatrician and this is a great time to discuss sleep in detail so your current feeding/sleeping schedule can be reviewed. ...Read more
Gas bloating flatulence if NT constipated. More belching if constptd.Loose motion aftr taking probiotics..Wht tests are suggested to diagnose?
I have adbominal pain, gas, burps, no appetite. After gas is released, the pain disappears. Taken clarythrominin, amoxilin, and omeprazol...?
Not sure: Have you had a gastric emptying study? If you have a slow to empty stomach, this can often have these symptoms. Patients with severe gerd often swallow a lot of air. This distension will feel better when released. Otherwise, it may be irritable bowel syndrome. See a GI doctor. ...Read more
Help!bloating sharp pain in chest sometimes hot terrible gas & belching for the past week. I'm sacred to eat . Pepto Pepcid (famotidine) AC and gas x does not work?
I m exclusively breastfeeding 3 months old.took gassy drink.in how many hours after consumption does gas leave breastmilk?
8 month breastfed/solids given 3 x per day. Baby is constipated. Any natural suggestions would be appreciated. ?
Define constipation: If the baby is passing stools that are hard, difficult to pass, tearing of irritating the anal opening, large in size for age, then it is constipation. If the baby just does not go very often or grunts/strains when passes stools, then not constipation. If true constipation, try giving a few ounces of juice daily to increase fluids and also try foods like prunes that are natural stool softeners. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Probably not: However gastric emptying study should be performed without additional medications unless referring physician is trying to assess empfying while patient is taking a certain medication. Your physician in consult with nuclear physician would know how the evaluation is best performed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
3 month old breast milk fed baby having bowel movements every 2-3 days for the past week and foul smelling gas. Is this normal?
Abdominal discomfort x 1 week. Unable to pass gas. Bloated. No fever, N/V. Concerned about appendicitis? MD wants me to take laxative??
Maybe: It may just be constipation, but we always worry about a bowel obstruction causing the same symptoms. If you are not better in a day or so after trying the laxative, you need to get in to see your doctor. If you have a bowel obstruction, it needs to get treated sooner rather than later. ...Read more