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Any home made remedies for cough for a 6 month old baby?

Any home made remedies for cough for a 6 month old baby?

Steamy shower: The coughs in infants are very difficult to deal with. There are not any medicine over the counter recommended for under 2 years. Sometimes steaming up the shower stall and having your baby breath the warm mist is helpful. A humidifier or vaporizer may help also particularly in the winter. But i would see your pediatrician to see if its only a cold or some other cause. ...Read more

Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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Difficulty Walking (Definition)

Difficulty walking is a broad term that encompasses multiple medical conditions. One type of difficulty walking is called claudication. In claudication, a person can begin having severe pain or tightness or cramping that can make it difficult to walk. Claudication can have a vascular or neurological cause or both. Cardiac and pulmonary patients can have trouble walking ...Read more


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Is Orajel safe for a 7mos old baby? Can it help lessen teething pain?

Is Orajel safe for a 7mos old baby? Can it help lessen teething pain?

Which one?: Orajel containing benzocaine should NOT be used before 24 months. Baby Orajel without Benzocaine should be OK. Do not overdose. With a q-tip dap a tiny little bit onto the area where tooth is trying to emerge. A chilled teething ring may be just as effective, Talk to your Pediatrician about Baby Motrin. Take your child to a Pediatric Dental Specialist (Pedodontist) as a 1st b'day present. ...Read more

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What are some natural remedies for my 10 month old baby stuffy nose.?

What are some natural remedies for my 10 month old baby stuffy nose.?

Keep it simple.: Saline drops ; bulb syringe can help. Don't give baby any decongestant medications. ...Read more

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Home remedy for constipation in an 8 month old baby?

Home remedy for constipation in an 8 month old baby?

Diet modification: Reduce milk and milk products and increase fiber in diet such as fruits vegetables, and complex cereals. ...Read more

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Treatment for 4 months baby caugh and best sleeping position for her?

Treatment for 4 months baby caugh and best sleeping position for her?

Find out the cause:: Second hand smoking is one of them, so don't smoke around. Other: cold dry air, common cold/viruses, allergy. Night time cough can be because of postnasal drip/asthma. Viral bronchiolitis is common in younger kids. Make sure her nose is clear, put saline nasal drops, suck mucous with bulb syringe, use a humidifier in room. No cough med. Sleep position: up to 1 yr is on back, keep head up. See doc. ...Read more

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How many suppositories can I give my baby for fever while teething?

How many suppositories can I give my baby for fever while teething?

Medication Direction: Every medication comes with directions, please consult these directions to determine the proper use for your suppositories. ...Read more

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My 14 year old daughter is getting her wisdom teeth + wont go to the dentist. There is no way i can persuade her, is there a pain relief, not bonjella?

My 14 year old daughter is getting her wisdom teeth + wont go to the dentist. There is no way i can persuade her, is there a pain relief, not bonjella?

Wait: Sometimes pain is a very motivating factor. If the pain continues, she will eventually seek help. Pick your battles with a 14 year old. ...Read more

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Is there any anti-mosquito lotions for a 7 month old baby?

Is there any anti-mosquito lotions for a 7 month old baby?

Yes-see below: The U.S. Centers for disease control states repellents made with deet or picardin offer the most protection against mosquitoes and ticks. Both are recommended for adults and kids 2 months of age & older. Picaridin is a chemical that's similar in effectiveness to deet, but it's odorless, lighter, and less irritating. Citronella-natural repellant needs frequent applications, and is not as effective. ...Read more

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Can i use saline solution for my 1 month old baby for her congestion? And is it safe for her? Any recommendations?

Can i use saline solution for my 1 month old baby for her congestion? And is it safe for her? Any recommendations?

Standard treatment: The first months are troubled by narrow nasal passages & exposure to dust, fragrences, smoke & other irritants.Baby tries to flush these out of the nose with mucous but this often ends as congestion & produces rattling with breathing. The best rx is washing out the nose with saline & suctioning the remainder. Eliminate irritants from babies environment & this will happen less. ...Read more

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What are some natural safe remedies for a 6 month old with tonsilitis?

What are some natural safe remedies for a 6 month old with tonsilitis?

Mostly Placebo: Put the money in his college fund instead. If you want to spend money on something that will really help his pain, spring for some Motrin, and give him a 10 mg/kg dose every 8 hours as he needs until he's feeling better. Poor baby! He will be better soon! ...Read more

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Oare there any home remedies for diarrhea for a 2 month old?

Oare there any home remedies for diarrhea for a 2 month old?

NO: If your baby is having more than 5 stools a day, not making wet diapers or difficulty with feeding or vomiting, please take him/her to the doctor. Young infants are especially vulnerable for dehydration. Please do not use any home remedies or over the counter medications. ...Read more

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Is there any medecine for 3 weeks old baby for congetion?

Is there any medecine for 3 weeks old baby for congetion?

A lot of: Medications are not approved by fda for children less than two years old. Usually saline solutions and suctioning the nose helps or steaming up the bathroom helps loosen up the dried mucus in the nostril.Applying vaseline ointment or aquaphor ointment helps prevent drying inside the nose after cleaning out boogers. As long as your baby is feeding well, don't let the nasal congestion bother you! ...Read more

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My 6 year child do bed wetting at night.Is there any cure for this? If yes , wot medicine is effective in this case?

My 6 year child do bed wetting at night.Is there any cure for this? If yes , wot medicine is effective in this case?

Yes but not meds: Medicines will stop the bed wetting but it will start back up as soon as the meds are stopped. Hypnosis is usually effective at this age. ...Read more

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Can i give homeo teething drop and baby tonic to my 6month old baby? Is it safe for his health or should i discontinue these medicine?

Can i give homeo teething drop and baby tonic to my 6month old baby? Is it safe for his health or should i discontinue these medicine?

Not FDA approved: Homeopathic medications and treatments sold over the counter are largely not evaluated by the FDA, so their safety and efficacy are not well documented. Consultation with a physician with specialty training in complimentary medications and treatments may be helpful. ...Read more

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My kid has mosquitoes allergy so can u suggest any permanent solution for my 6yrs old baby boy?

My kid has mosquitoes allergy so can u suggest any permanent solution for my 6yrs old baby boy?

Insect repellent: There is not much that can be done, you need to make sure he is covered with insect repellent once he is outside. ...Read more

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Is there something I can do for my baby's complexion while he has baby acne?

Is there something I can do for my baby's complexion while he has baby acne?

No need to...: Treatment of acne is something you do for someone who is embarrassed to appear in public (or on a date) with zits and pimples. I think it's safe to assume that a newborn is unlikely to feel embarrassment, and in any case acne goes away by 6 mo. I would suggest simply avoiding things that make it (and other skin conditions) worse, such as harsh soaps, rubbing, wet wipes, and overuse of steroids. ...Read more

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My mother has sever insomia. She desperately is searching for ways to get a peaceful night's worth of sleep. Are there any effective treatments?

My mother has sever insomia. She desperately is searching for ways to get a peaceful night's worth of sleep. Are there any effective treatments?

Sleep Hygiene: She needs to practice sleep hygiene, bedtime and rising time same each day, dark room, no tv's , i devices off an hour before bed, warm bath, glass of milk with turkey breast (for the tryptophan that converts to melatonin) Limit alcohol. OTC metatonin ok. Good Luck! ...Read more

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Any ointment that you could recommend for leg ache for children? (4 years old).Will really appreciate..Thanku

Any ointment that you could recommend for leg ache for children? (4 years old).Will really appreciate..Thanku

Several...: Try arnica ointment, it's very useful for pain and bruising secondary to trauma. Bengay or similar products contain menthol and camphor and are very helpful. There are many others. ...Read more

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Can you tell me natural safe remedies for a 6 month old with tonsilitis?

Can you tell me natural safe remedies for a 6 month old with tonsilitis?

Most self heal: Infants at this age are prone to many viral infections & most enter through the mouth. Tonsils tend to enlarge with any new infection and most will self heal over a week or two.Proper fluid intake and nutrition that sustains energy will generally do the trick.No special therapies are needed for most.Persistence of fever in excess of 102 for more than 2 days deserves a visit to rule out other stuff ...Read more

Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
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Limp Baby (Definition)

A limp baby is used to describe most a baby born with decreased muscle tone. Most full term babies are born with flexed arms and legs toward the center of the body. However, some full term babies are born with infections, brain or muscle abnormalities. These babies may be ...Read more