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I am breastfeeding , suffering from sore throat , is it safe to take ultrafen plus ? Also ia m taking moxypen forte is it safe?

I am breastfeeding , suffering from sore throat , is it safe to take ultrafen plus ? Also ia m taking moxypen forte is it safe?

Safe, but: if you are pregnant don't use ultrafen plus, if just breastfeeding, probably safe, can use alternative medicines though, continue amoxicillin as prescribed, goodluck ...Read more

Dr. Mark Pack
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Breastfeeding (Definition)

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


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Sore throat, cough, which med is safe if breastfeeding &how to protect baby?

Sore throat, cough, which med is safe if breastfeeding &how to protect baby?

Vague question: We generally avoid salycelates and prefer Acetaminophen as a medicine for comfort if throat lozenges or menthol gum is not adequate. Antihistamine and decongestant containing cough meds can reduce your milk volume, so simple mucolytics are preferred. Baby was exposed to the germ before you became symptomatic, so s/he will either get it or not based on their tolerance to the germ. ...Read more

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What kind of medicine can I take for sore throat while breastfeeding?

What kind of medicine can I take for sore throat while breastfeeding?

Depends on the cause: If you have a pretty bad sore throat associated with fever, red throat, rash, or other symptoms, see your doctor. If it is just a scratchy sore throat in the morning that goes away pretty quickly in the day, then any thing that is moisturizing is fine-liquids, honey, sore throat lozenges, etc. If it is due to allergies, treat it like you would any allergy. Most otc anti-histamines are safe. ...Read more

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Have 3months old baby,breastfeeding.hubby has sore throat after playing soccer in rain.it is contangious?if yes how can i prevent it to baby?

Have 3months old baby,breastfeeding.hubby has sore throat after playing soccer in rain.it is contangious?if yes how can i prevent it to baby?

Sore throat: it could be contagious, hard to say without examining him, try to avoid as much close contact for a few days, wash hands routinely etc ...Read more

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How to know what is best for sore throat and runny nose while breastfeeding?

How to know what is best for sore throat and runny nose while breastfeeding?

Tips: Tips: sore throat – gargle with warm salt water (1/2 tsp salt in 8 oz of water). Get strep test/culture if very sore. Congestion – saline nose drops or netti pot. For anti-inflammatory effect & mobilizing mucus- homemade chicken noodle soup. Hydrate- lots of water/clear broth/ add honey & asmall amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea.. Fever/ pain – acetaminophen/ nsaid’s rest! ...Read more

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I have flu and sore throat my baby is 2 month old and breast feed please tell me some home remide that can't effect on baby?

I have flu and sore throat my baby is 2 month old and breast feed please tell me some home remide that can't effect on baby?

Homeopathy: Flu remedies: gelsemium if you feel dull dopey droopey dzzy: bryonia if feeling better alone and lying still and grumpy. Elderberry for you. Vit d for you. Umcka, fluids, homemade chicken soup all can help. Feel better soon! ...Read more

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I have sore throat and flu. Can I still breast feed or my baby will get sick from my milk?

I have sore throat and flu.  Can I still breast feed or my baby will get sick from my milk?

Continue breastfeed: Please continue breastfeeding. When you breastfeed, you give your baby some of the antibodies (infection fighters) that your body has developed to fight off your sore throat/flu. In other words, breastfeeding will not make your baby sick. To prevent spreading infection: handwashing/hand sanitizer after nose blowing, kiss the back of baby's head, not mouth or hand, cough in your sleeve. ...Read more

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I have temp 38.5, aching joints, sneezing, sore throat, nausea. I am breastfeeding 8 month baby. What is best way to protect him from getting this?

I have temp 38.5, aching joints, sneezing, sore throat, nausea. I am breastfeeding 8 month baby. What is best way to protect him from getting this?

Continue nursing: Continuation of nursing during periods of illness is beneficial because antibodies produced by mother are passed through breast milk and can help babies recover faster from illness or help prevent infection. As always, cover your cough and be diligent about hand washing after nose blowing, coughing, etc. ...Read more

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Can I give my baby an antiseptic spray for his sore throat?

Can I give my baby an antiseptic spray for his sore throat?

No: Not at all, very dangerous to use any product without discussing with your pediatrician. ...Read more

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Can sore throat phenol oral anesthetic spray be swallowed?

Can sore throat phenol oral anesthetic spray be swallowed?

Anestheic oral spray: The anesthetic oral spray is meant to work locally on the area you are spraying it on. It is not meant to be swallowed. In general, you don't to swallow it, as it numbs the voice box area and esophagus and increases your chance of aspiration. Having said that, if you swallow a small amount, it will wear off within a half hour and you can resume eating and drinking. Reaction is a rare possibility. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of chloraseptic oral anesthetic sore throat spray?

What are the side effects of chloraseptic oral anesthetic sore throat spray?

Allergic reactions: Chloraseptic spray is an oral anesthetic and analgesic combination. It works by numbing the painful or irritated areas i would not use it if you are allergic to any ingredient in chloraseptic spray or you have a history of allergic reaction to local anesthetics (eg, benzocaine). If you are pregnant , plan to become pregnant or breast-feeding i would consult your doctor. ...Read more

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Will my Nephew be okay he swallowed some sore throat spray with 1.4 phenol oral anesthetic will he be okay and can be eat.

Will my Nephew be okay he swallowed some sore throat spray with 1.4 phenol oral anesthetic will he be okay and can be eat.

Call Poison Control: Call Poison Control 1-800-222-1222 for a definitive answer. Poison Control call is free and available 24/7. They will also ask you age of your nephew and approximate how much oral anesthetic swallowed in determining risk of ingestion. ...Read more

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I was spray painting without a mask and soon after I developed a sore throat and scratchy voice . Is there any OTC remedies that I can take ?

I was spray painting without a mask and soon after I developed a sore throat and scratchy voice . Is there any OTC remedies that I can take ?

Rest and time: You are reacting to the fumes from spray paint. You have a scratchy and sore throat. Rest and time shoyld help. Always use a well ventilated area. A proper mask will work on the chemicals and is expensive and requires proper fitting. Over time it should improve. ...Read more

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Can spray paint cause a sore throat?

Can spray paint cause a sore throat?

Yes: Inhaling spray paint fumes causes irritation to the lining of the airway, and that includes giving you a sore throat as well as lung and nose symptoms. You may also have eye irritation, headaches, nausea, vomiting. There are long term effects as well. ...Read more

Pharynx (Definition)

It is the connection between the mouth and the throat. The 3 parts are the oropharynx, nasopharynx, and hypo-pharynx. The pharynx leads into the ...Read more


Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Viral Pharyngitis (Definition)

A sore throat is discomfort, pain, or scratchiness in the throat. A sore throat often makes ...Read more