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Medication Congestion Breastfeeding
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
Is there an OTC medicine which is safe to take while breastfeeding that will alleviate sinus congestion?
May decrease milk: While it is safe to take otc medication, just like it can dry up the mucous in your nose, it can dry up your milk production as well. I recommend local/topical treatment like a nasal spray such as afrin, humidity, nasal saline drops, or warm/steamy beverages such as teas. Also make sure to get plenty of fluids yourself - both to keep mucous thin and ensure your milk supply. ...Read more
Getting over influenza a, and I'm so congested. Currently breastfeeding 15 month old. Anything I can take for congestion and ear pain/fullness?
? URI: after a a flu, feels congested with ear pain/fullness, and breastfeeding: your best bet is to be seen by your doctor, you may need prescription medications, meanwhile, use saline nasal washes, it will help the congestion and probably your ears as well, use acetaminophen OTC for pain, fine with breastfeeding. Best wishes ...Read more
Can you use nasal spray such as affrin for congestion while breastfeeding? Can you drink Thera flu? Nursing a 6 week old..
I have a newborn male baby with birth weight 3.5kgs.. He is 4 weeks now has nasal congestion wght 4.8kgs.Breastfeeding. Is it bcoz of what i ate?
Stuffy nose syndrome: It has nothing to do with what you eat. Babies breath through their noses and get a lot of mucous in their nose. If the room in which they sleep, is too hot or very dry the problem can get worse. Use the bulb syringe that was given to you at birth and as suggested saline nose drops.A room temp of 68 degrees is good and humidity should be between25-30 percent. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is safe to take for allergies( congestion, scratchy throat, sneezing, runny nose) while breastfeeding? Breastfeeding only once per day.
Use non-sedating: antihistamines that are available over the counter, such as Claritin, Zyrtec, or Allegra unless your infant is a newborn. You may find a slight decrease in milk production, which would be an issue if you are trying to build up your supply, but the trace amounts in your milk should not be harmful to your infant. ...Read more
Deep congestion, throat blisters, hoarse voice, diarrhea, headache, tonsil stones(a lot, 8 in a wk), nausea, sore throat. Am still breastfeeding, some help?
Can i take tylenol cold, head congestion, severe, while breast-feeding? You most likely know this but it has acetaminophen in it.
What can I take for a sinus headache while breast feeding? I have a stuffy nose, no cough nor congestion, just a terrible headache.
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