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Treatment For Upset Stomach While Breastfeeding
I have an upset stomach and was wondering if a dose of pepto was ok to take? I am somewhat breastfeeding-he only gets 6oz of bm a day the reast form.
Yes: pepto should be safe to take while nursing. ...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
Can i take Tums for upset stomach even though i havnt seen dr for follow up after treatment for tylenol overdose this past tuesday night?
My son is 5days old and has an upset stomach I have just changed his milk and I am breast feeding his tummy didn't start hurting till after we changed his milk and I am looking for something to ease the pain
Since : Since he is so little, you should contact his doctor right away about his upset stomach. There could be something more concerning going on such as a milk protein allergy or an anatomic abnormality causing him to have difficulty eating. Your child's doctor will need to examine him and be able to direct you as to the next appropriate step. Good luck! ...Read more
A good medicine: Prilosec=original purple pill. It belongs to the proton-pump inhibitor class, such as nexium, prevacid, protonix, aciphex, dexilant--there are minor differences but efficacy is about same. The best one of these is the one that works for you without significant side effect and affordable to you. If it is not working, consult doc for eval. Good luck. ...Read more
Diarrhea/breastfeed: Women who are breast-feeding should avoid drugs that contain bismuth, such as pepto-bismol. Imodium is probably safe. for mild upset stomach and diarrhea, the best approach is to keep drinking water and eat simple easy-to-digest foods such as the brat diet (bananas, rice, applesauce, toast). See a doctor if you are vomiting, having bloody diarrhea, fever or chills. ...Read more
Ended triple therapy a few days ago but still having some stomach discomfort and gas. Does this mean I still have h.pylori?
Depends : depends whether or not your symptoms are a true reflection of infection or unrelated. It's possible your symptoms were never related to h pylori and will not go away despite eradication. Don't be alarmed your doctor should perform a stool test for h pylori antigen after you have been off PPI for at least 2-4 weeks. Tripple therapy has high failure rate so a second course of new abx may be needed ...Read more
I have stopped breastfeeding couple of month ago but still screation is released. What is the treatment?
Breast feeding: I don't believe any relationGet a more detailed answer ›
Is a seaweed wrap body treatment safe while breastfeeding? I had one, if it is not, how long should I wait before breastfeeding again my 5 months old?
Yes: As long as a seaweed wrap is definitely as it states just sea weed than it should be safe with breastfeeding. With that said, i would recommend contacting the spa / salon just to make sure there weren't any other chemicals . Even in the event that there were chemicals on your skin, once washed off breast feeding should be fine but i would still recommend consulting with a lactation consultant. ...Read more
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