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Pain Medicine While Breastfeeding
What type of pain medicine can I take for a uti over the counter I am currently breastfeeding my newborn?
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
It depends: It depends on the cold medication and what is contained in it. The ingredients vary and it is best to speak to your obstetrician regarding the cold medication. ...Read more
Antibiotics: A doctor should be giving it to you to make sure the cause is treated. Most of the time a boil has to be drained for antibiotics to work and penetrate the area of infection. Just make sure quinolones and tetracyclines are not used. ...Read more
Depends on the meds: It totally depends on the medications you take to treat your migraines and the associated symptoms. Some may enter the breast milk, some may not. This would best be answered by consulting about your specific meds with your OB and your pediatric physician, maybe even your pharmacist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Fenugreek: has been widely used to increase lactatation and is generally safe and well tolerated. ...Read more
Hi i m Ayesha i m suffering from vitiligo since two years plz suggest me some medicine n ointments. i m breastfeeding my child?
How extensive?: Details matter. See a dermatologist. There is increased risk of other autoimmune disorders, especially Hashimoto thyroiditis. Easiest approach is to relax and prepare to explain to others that it is not contagious nor due to anything you can control. You can use fake tan to darken the pale areas. ...Read more
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