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Is It Good To Give Babies Candy
Is it safe to give an 8 month old baby Infant Tylenol (acetaminophen) every day during teething to help with teething pain & discomfort? Baby's weight is 18 lbs.
No known benefit: Antihistamines have a drying effect on any mucous production and will thicken secretions. For many years they have been used to "dress up" kids & make them look less sickly (draining nose, etc.)they have no known benefit to the child during a cold & may thicken the mucous to the point it is harder to cough out. ...Read more
Is it a bad idea to give an infant (1 year old) antibiotics for a cold? I feel like a cold is a minor thing and may be good to build immunity.
My two and half month baby has muscus in his chest and cough.doc prescribe me mucum syrup. Is it good for young babies?m giving him
My baby girl is 1 year old and i never give her fish ,can I give her fish , what kind of fish , how many times a a week , is fish good for babies ?
Fish: After the age of 1, it is ok to give her fish. It should be given not more than once weekly. ...Read more
Good day! my son has a fever since lastnight, always 38 degrees celsius never go down eventhough im giving him paracetamol tempra (acetaminophen) infant drops, his 6 mo?
Natural response: 38 degrees celsius is not a particularly high fever, though it might be significantly higher if you were not giving him paracetamol. Paracetamol reduces fever but does not eliminate it. Fever is the body's natural response to infection and helps the immune system fight an infection. Thus, suppressing a fever can interfere with this response and prolong an infection. Please see my comment for more:. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Wean: Wean yourself slowly off the amount of your sugar addiction, try replacing the junk items with fresh fruits which also have natural sugars. You body over time will adjust and the cravings will diminish. It has been shown that too much sugar in the diet may lead to Insulin resistance in the brain and early dementia. ...Read more
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