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Is Prune Juice Bad To Drink While Breastfeeding
Breast feeding: Prune juice has no impact on breast feeding. ...Read more
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
Should be fine: Prune juice intake while breast feeding should be fine. Discontinue if your baby develops diarrhea, excessive gas or rashes. ...Read more
No: It should not affect your baby, no. ...Read more
Breastfeeding and my 4 month old baby boy hasn't had a stool movement in 2 days. Should I worry? What should I do? I've tried prune juice to help.
Breast or formula ?: Breast fed infants can go a little every feed or overflow a diaper once a week. If it is soft when they go I don't worry about it. Formula fed babies usually have a more predictable pattern of daily stools. If stools are getting hard, i often try full strength prune juice, 1oz once or more/d. Takes about 3d to get things moving. ...Read more
May or may not: Bad breath (halitosis) is usually a multifactorial occurrence. The most plausible cause is the luffy epithelial layer of the tongue, which can collect and hide millions of bacterias and chemicals, hence the bad taste or odor. Many foods and drinks can exacerbate such process. Other factors are accumulation of plaque & tartar build up between the teeth & restorations, cavities, & sinus drainage. ...Read more
No need: Unless you keep it for a while. ...Read more
Prune juice is a New Orleans remedy, that also when I can't find a stomach doctor, to assist my patient.
I always thought 6 to 8 oz, to be enough.
The reason I am answering this question without knowing the answer is, Many a time I had to beg, with folded hands to my patients not to report me to Licensing Board because C got to D. In California, there are other exotic treatments.
See your MD. ...Read more
Yes: And hopefully it will be effective. If not, talk with your doctor. ...Read more
I'm taking linzess 145 mcg once a day in the morning before eating. Is it ok to drink warm prune juice?
Drug interaction: There is really no evidence to say prune juice should not be taken with linzess, so I think it is okay ...Read more
Is it safe to drink an 8 oz glass of prune juice every morning? And is it safe or can it cause electrolyte disturbances?
It is safe: It is safe and will not cause any problems. ...Read more
How much sugar is too much? I drink prune juice daily for constipation & it contains 30 grams per serving. I have 2 servings daily.
How much if any of the properties of prune juice will pass through the breastmilk to a child? If I drink it in moderation will my daughter benefit?
Insignificant: It will probably not have a significant effect to benefit your infant for her bowel movements. You might hear of anecdotal reports of laxative effects, however, no studies have concluded connections with a mother's intake of prune juice and subsequently breastfeeding and later facilitating looser stools in infants. ...Read more
I am a 15-year-old male and I have not been able to use the restroom for the past 3 days. I decided to drink prune juice cause people say it's good and can help you with the bathroom so I drinked some and I went yesterday and liquid came out and when I f
Constipation : Prune juise actually is good for constipation, try to stay regular by eating high fiber diet, plenty of fluids, cut down on apple, bananas, tea. About the loose stool you got, it happened because part of the stools become fermented & loose & it usually comes out after hard stool. So stay regular & be well. Good luck. ...Read more
Yes: It depends a little on the specific med you are talking about. Generally, it is not a problem. ...Read more
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Yes: They should not interact. Just keep an eye on whether the combination works too well in which case you may get some diarrhea. ...Read more
Is prune juice safe for everyone to use for constipation? How much should I drink to help with constipation?
Yes: Yes it is safe. If too many cramps and diarrhea may occur. You need to see what amount works for you. ...Read more
I drink 16oz of prune juice every day to regulate me. Is this healthy to do? I read prunes have high concentration of Acrylamide.
No verdict yet...: Looked that one up. Acrylamide apparently is in a ton of foods, including coffee, black olives & lots of starchy foods. The WHO is collecting data on it, but as of now, there are no evidence-based conclusions regarding whether it is associated with an increased incidence of cancers of any kind. I read eons ago that there may actually be a decreased incidence of colon CA in heavy coffee drinkers... ...Read more
Does prune juice really work well instead of using a laxative? If so, how much should a person drink each day to become 'regular'?
Maintaining: Regularity naturally involves doing what works for you. Lots of fresh leafy vegetables, and fruits with skins on (apple a day) and dried fruits like prunes and apricots work quite well. Increasing fiber (metamucil is one product). Many use MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol) as gentle and reliable. Prune juice alone can wortk for some. Cruciferous veggies (cauliflowerm broccoli, cabbage) may be gassy. Good luck. ...Read more
Yes: Not a problem with those two meds. ...Read more
Prune Juice: Can work to keep some regular, but rarely provides relief for no bm's in > 2 days. It also has quite a lot of sugar and carbs, so will not be the best answer for diabetics or those trying to lose weight. Weight is rarely related to regularity. Weight is more influenced by what you put in your mouth than what and how much comes out the other end. ...Read more
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