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Uffers from severe dry cough..Is lactogen the reason..As im feeding her lactogen since she was of 3 months..

Uffers from severe dry cough..Is lactogen the reason..As im feeding her lactogen since she was of 3 months..

Not from lactogen: Lactogen does not cause cough.Get the baby checked by your pediatrician as you say the cough is severe. ...Read more

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My 10 months child has diahrea,she feeding formula Lactogen 2 ,I dont know whether I hav to change the formula or what I must do,,please help?

My 10 months child has diahrea,she feeding formula Lactogen 2 ,I dont know whether I hav to change the formula or what I must do,,please help?

Recent change?: If you have RECENTLY changed to Lactogen and the diarrhea started, then the diarrhea may be caused by the new formula. However, if you have ALWAYS fed the Lactogen, and the diarrhea has only recently started, look for another cause. Offering an electrolyte solution such as Pedialyte after each loose stool can help prevent dehydration. Bloody diarrhea is always cause for concern, needing doctor. ...Read more

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My baby is not breastfeeding since birth, I am feeding her lactogen no.1 is it good for him. He wil gain weight and he will not have problem in futhur?

My baby is not breastfeeding since birth, I am feeding her lactogen no.1 is it good for him. He wil gain weight and he will not have problem in futhur?

Formula: Lactogen is not available in the USA. I see, however, that it is a Nestle product. You may want to go to their website. Also, your pediatrician will also have this information. ...Read more

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Hello Doctor,My son is 9 months 10 days old past 4 days whenever he poops i could see the color is dark green and he does bowl movement every after intake of formula(Lactogen 2). Please advise if he the problem is because of formula or what would be the

Hello Doctor,My son is 9 months 10 days old

past 4 days whenever he poops i could see the color is dark green and he does bowl movement every after intake of formula(Lactogen 2).
Please advise if he the problem is because of formula or what would be the

Color normal: Stool color is made by the bile from your liver.The color range goes from dark green through the yellows and browns based on how the bile is changed in transit. The color you describe is well within the range of normal. The increased frequency of stooling may reflect some difficulty digesting his feed. ...Read more

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How to stop a placental bleed ?

How to stop a placental bleed ?

Depends.: Seek immediate medical attention. Depending on gestational age, surgery or bedrest and Progesterone can be of help. ...Read more

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What causes placental abruptions?

What causes placental abruptions?

High BP, trauma, ROM: Abruptio placentae (formal term) occurs when there is separation of placenta from the wall of the uterus. The diagnosis depends on there being a normally placed placenta (eg, not one covering the cervix). There may or may not be bleeding early. Common causes include high blood pressures, trauma to the abdomen, rapid loss of amniotic fluid (eg, in cases of multiple pregnancy or excess fluid). ...Read more

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What are the tests for placental insufficiency?

What are the tests for placental insufficiency?

Doppler studies.: Doppler studies of the fetal umbilical artery and the middle cerebral artery are the cornerstone of placental failure management. Only experts can perform these tests reliably. ...Read more