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Can mint extract be used to treat a 5 month old baby's indigestion?

Can mint extract be used to treat a 5 month old baby's indigestion?

Yes: Peppermint tea in small amounts especially can be helpful to digestion. Probiotics can help. A homeopathic remedy called cocyntal may also help. It is generally more helpful to get to the bottom of why the baby has indigestion. It could be something in your diet if you are breastfeeding or formula issues if formula feeding. ...Read more

Dr. Charles Cattano
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Heartburn (Definition)

When acid and peptic juices reflux into the esophagus, one might have the sensation of burning or pain under the breast bone. It can radiate up to the throat and down to the region of the solar plexus. Some may describe it as bad 'indigestion' and others may feel like they are ...Read more


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Will 2months old baby gets indigestion if he drinks bottle feed milk in a moving car?

Will 2months old baby gets indigestion if he drinks bottle feed milk in a moving car?

Maybe: Drinking milk in a moving car is not a problem. But, being in a car seat for several hours, can lead to gas pains. Allowing the baby to lie on its stomach and patting its back after traveling will help it to pass the gas. ...Read more

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If I have indigestion, should I be concerned for myself or my baby?

If I have indigestion, should I be concerned for myself or my baby?

No: Mild to moderate indigestion is common in pregnancy because of the hormones of pregnancy and the pressure on the stomach from the growing uterus. Avoid fatty foods. Avoid onions, tomatoes and garlic. Allow at least three to four hours between your last meal for the night and when you go to bed. ...Read more

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Is it true that if you have alot of heartburn that baby will have alot of hair?

Is it true that if you have alot of heartburn that baby will have alot of hair?

No: Of course no? What makes hair a lot or not a lot is genetics and chromosomes,not heartburn. ...Read more

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If I have heartburn and i'm breastfeeding can that hurt my baby?

If I have heartburn and i'm breastfeeding can that hurt my baby?

Take antacids: Taking antacids will help your heartburn but will not interfere with your breast feeding. ...Read more

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Why im having heartburn ? Its been 3days its really uncomfortable and pain . IM 34week pregnant. Does it affect my baby?

Why im having heartburn ? Its been 3days its really uncomfortable and pain . IM 34week pregnant. Does it affect my baby?

No: Heartburn does not affect your baby. Heartburn at this time of pregnancy is because of your growing uterus and baby pressing on your stomach. Eat small portions and take some anti acids. DO not lay down right after you eat. Good Luck. ...Read more

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I had a baby 6wks ago and unprotected sex 3 weeks ago and I'm having mild heartburn. Could I be pregnant?

I had a baby 6wks ago and unprotected sex 3 weeks ago and I'm having mild heartburn. Could I be pregnant?

Possibly: If you think you might be pregnant check then check a home pregnancy test. They are cheap, reliable and available at any pharmacy. Be careful. One can not know when ovulation first occurs after having a baby. ...Read more

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I'm 23wks preg and I'm having headaches, heartrate ranges from 98-111bpm, heartburn is increased and baby is kicking is it normal? I take 2ltrs+ water

I'm 23wks preg and I'm having headaches, heartrate ranges from 98-111bpm, heartburn is increased and baby is kicking is it normal? I take 2ltrs+ water

Pregnant/ Headache: Heart rate can increase in second trimester due to increase in blood volume. Headache may be migraine ( more common first trimester) tension, stress,hormones.dehydration or foods keep a diary. Do you have ankle swelling?blurred vision? Since you are > 20 weeks check your blood pressure and urine for protein you may have pre-eclampsia. See your doctor/ ob over next 24 hours . ...Read more

Dr. Angelina Postoev
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Indigestion (Definition)

Indigestion is a feeling of discomfort in the upper belly (abdomen) during or right after a meal. It may present as a feeling of uncomfortable ...Read more


Dr. Zahid Niazi
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Stomach Upset (Definition)

Stomach upset can be due to problems in digestion or ...Read more