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Is it safe to breastfeed with fever?

Is it safe to breastfeed with fever?

Probably: Generally yes. But the cause of the fever could be a factor in whether you should continue to breastfeed. Many women develop a fever as a result of lactation, for them it is not an issue. If the fever is due to mastitis, then breastfeeding should continue in addition to taking appropriate antibiotics. ...Read more

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Yellow Fever (Definition)

Also known as Acute Viral Hemorrhagic Disease, it is passed on through contact between people via mosquitoes. There is no cure to yellow fever but it can be prevented ...Read more


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Is it okay to get the yellow fever vaccine if you are suck with a cold?

Is it okay to get the yellow fever vaccine if you are suck with a cold?

YF-vax: Per manufacture: "Vaccination should be postponed in case of an acute or febrile disease; a disease with low-grade fever is usually not a reason to postpone vaccination." ...Read more

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Is a fever contagious? Is it ok to attend to a person with a fever? Is it contagious that I should be worried? .

Is a fever contagious? Is it ok to attend to a person with a fever? Is it contagious that I should be worried?

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No: Fevers are not contagious, however the infection causing it may very well be. Until the source is known, you cannot be advised over the net as to whether you would be at risk. Good luck! ...Read more

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Is it safe to take a rabies vaccine if it is at room temp?

Is it safe to take a rabies vaccine if it is at room temp?

Yes: The only thing that would make the vaccine inactive would be if it is somehow heated to near body temp; room temp, unless as hgh as in the 80's F would likely be fine for this... ...Read more

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Is it ok that an infant stool is pale yellow after 3 days it turned gray. He is 4 months and a half old. Is it ok? Thank you

Is it ok that an infant stool is pale yellow after 3 days it turned gray. He is 4 months and a half old. Is it ok? Thank you

Yes: Transient pale-colored stooling is observed in healthy infants and children not too infrequently. Pale stool close to chalk in jaundiced infant or red stool with diarrhea or tarry stool needs medical attention. ...Read more

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Is it good or bad if urine is clear and not yellow?

Is it good or bad if urine is clear and not yellow?

The color of urine: That almost sounds like the title of a movie.... In general clear urine means that the dilution is affected by the use of excess fluids, caffeine or other diuretic. This can be seen with alcohol and caffeinated beverages, and when drinking large amounts of other fluids. In an of itself, clear urine is not a disease or symptom of a disease. ...Read more

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Is it safe to drink after my spleen is taken out?

Is it safe to drink after my spleen is taken out?

Yes: Once your doctor clears you after splenectomy and there's no complications, it's ok. Alcohol is not metabolized in the spleen. Right before and immediately after almost any surgery, it is unwise to drink alcohol because it increased the risk of prolonged bleeding. ...Read more

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Is it true that healthy urine supposed to be clear or yellow?

Is it true that healthy urine supposed to be clear or yellow?

Both: Well-hydrated urine is clear (as in not hazy or cloudy) but also is very light yellow to almost colorless. Some fluctuation is normal throughout the day. ...Read more

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My toddler is allergic to eggs. Is it safe for him to have the flu vaccine?

My toddler is allergic to eggs.  Is it safe for him to have the flu vaccine?

No flu shot if.....: Current 2014 CDC contraindications to the flu shot include: previous allergic reaction to flu vaccine, infants under 6 months of age. People with egg allergies MAY POSSIBLY be candidates for flu vaccination (talk to your doctor) . Precaution is advised for those with history of Guillain–Barré Syndrome within 6 weeks of a previous flu vaccine, and those with current moderate to severe illnesses. ...Read more

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Is it ok for my newborn to drink water?

Is it ok for my newborn to drink water?

Newborns: Newborns should drink breastmilk or formula. Water is not recommended. They have limited stores to maintain their electrolytes and blood sugar, and breastmilk or formula contains the water they need for hydration as they become nutritionally stabilized after birth. ...Read more

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Is it possible to make yellow eyes white again?

Is it possible to make yellow eyes white again?

Yes, for infants: In most cases, the jaundice in infants improves within 1 to 2 weeks. It is usually physiological (natural). Using "bili tool", as a guide, the infant's jaundice can be treated with special lights, if the jaundice level is high (bilirubin blood test). Every infant discharged home within 72 hours of age needs to be reevaluated for jaundice within 48 hours--> the current standard of care and safe. ...Read more

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Is it allergies or is it a cold? I can never tell, so is it ok to take Claritin (loratadine) whenever my nose runs?

Is it allergies or is it a cold? I can never tell, so is it ok to take Claritin (loratadine) whenever my nose runs?

Allergy vs. "colds": Allergic reactions are more likely to involve itching, especially in the eyes. Itchy watery eyes in combination with nasal congestion or "runny" nose is likely to be caused by an allergy. Tracking pollen counts may be useful for observing possible cause and effect relationships with allergy symtoms. If a fever or body aches is present with nasal symptoms think 'not allergy". ...Read more

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Fever (Definition)

Fever = elevated body temperature (can be ...Read more