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What can I take for constipation while breastfeeding?

What can I take for constipation while breastfeeding?

Breast feeding meds : Most stool softeners and laxatives are safe. Drinking more liquids., eating more fruits and veggies and getting an ample supply of fiber will help a lot. Try to find a regular personal time when you are not rushed. The intestine likes to work on a regular schedule. ...Read more

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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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What can I take for heartburn while breastfeeding?

What can I take for heartburn while breastfeeding?

Dr Irizarry: made a medication recommendation. How about homemade ginger tea? Places slices of fresh organic ginger in boiling water. Place the top on the teapot and steep for five minutes . Slip slowly. Or consider crystallized ginger. ...Read more

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What medication can I take for hayfever, while breatfeeding?

What medication can I take for hayfever, while breatfeeding?

Antihistamine: In general, allegra, benadryl, (diphenhydramine) and Claritin are considered "probably safe" to take during lactation. You should talk to your pediatrician to seek her or his opinion as well. The safest thing is to avoid all medications that could be transmitted to your child in breast milk. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take a hair, skin, and nails pill, while I am taking doxycycline 100mg for my acne?

Is it safe to take a hair, skin, and nails pill, while I am taking doxycycline 100mg for my acne?

Pill: What is the name of the hair, skin, and nails pill? Or, please list the ingredients so we can better answer your question. ...Read more

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Is biotin safe to take while nursing and i so what dosage?

Is biotin safe to take while nursing and i so what dosage?

Yes,6000 mcg or more: Not only is biotin safe in nursing but it is recommended to take at least 35 mcg/day. For nursing moms whose babies have cradle cap it is recommended that the mother take 6000 mcg/day.Doses of up to 15, 000 mcg (15 mg)/day are used to treat diabetes.There is no known toxic dose of biotin but probably no benefit to taking doses higher than 15 mg/day.See http://www.Med.Nyu.Edu/content?Chunkiid=21571. ...Read more

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What strength (in billions) probiotic should I take while being on Keflex and Batrim? How do I look for one that actually works? Any Recommendations?

What strength (in billions) probiotic should I take while being on Keflex and Batrim? How do I look for one that actually works? Any Recommendations?

Probiotics: The highest quality probiotics will be found in the refrigerated section of the health food store. They will be in capsule or liquid forms. Look for one with a variety of strains. Employees or owners of these types of stores will likely be well educated regarding the products they sell and should be able to guide you towards the best choice. ...Read more

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Hello. Is it okay to take bromelain while breastfeeding? My daughter is 15 months old and breastfeeds before and after sleep. I don't produce much mil

Hello. Is it okay to take bromelain while breastfeeding? My daughter is 15 months old and breastfeeds before and after sleep. I don't produce much mil

Bromelain: Bromelain is an enzyme found in pineapple juice and pineapple stem. Not enough is known about use during breastfeeding. Best to stay on the safe side and not use while breastfeeding. ...Read more

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What can I take for allergies while nursing a 4 month old?

What can I take for allergies while nursing a 4 month old?

Several options: Nasal sprays are often a good choose because they do not enter the breast milk.Some of the long acting antihistamines like loritadine or fexofenadine can be used and seldom interfere with breast feeding. ...Read more

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What can I take for a dry cough while breastfeeding?

What can I take for a dry cough while breastfeeding?

Robitussin DM (guaifenesin and dextromethorphan).: Robitussin dm (guaifenesin and dextromethorphan) has an expectorant (guaifenesin) which will help loosen any mucus trapped in the chest and a cough suppressant (dextromethorphan) to keep the coughing at bay. Both are ok during pregnancy and breastfeeding. ...Read more

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Hi, I am taking levothyrocsine for hypothyroidism. Is it safe to take raspberry ketones supplement. I am desperate. Please help. Hi, I am taking levothyrocsine for hypothyroidism. Is it safe to take raspberry ketones supplement. I am desperate to loose we

Hi, I am taking levothyrocsine for hypothyroidism. Is it safe to take raspberry ketones supplement. I am desperate. Please help. Hi, I am taking levothyrocsine for hypothyroidism. Is it safe to take raspberry ketones supplement. I am desperate to loose we

Only your wallet: Rasberry ketones are of no value for any know medical condition.. They will not help you lose weight, except in your wallet. Save your money and spend it on good food and exercise. Don't get your medical knowledge from friends, tv, the internet, or dr. Oz - he's rarely correct. ...Read more

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What to take for asthma while breastfeeding?

What to take for asthma while breastfeeding?

Asthma/breastfeeding: Most asthma medications are considered safe in pregnancy and when breastfeeding. Inhaled steroids and bronchodilators do not reach significant levels in serum or breast milk and are of no concern for the breastfeeding mother. . Oral steroids such as Prednisone penetrate into the breast milk poorly and are safe for short-term use. Singulair (montelukast) can be used down to age 6 mos, so should be safe. ...Read more

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Doctor I hav Ige levels above 1500 and taken tablets for it but after I stop the itching start again plz tell a good medicine to stop it for good?

Doctor I hav Ige levels above 1500 and taken tablets for it but after I stop the itching start again plz tell a good medicine to stop it for good?

Elevated IgE: You need to see your doctor about your IgE levels to figure out why these are elevated. Taking pills to alleviate the symptoms of itching will not correct the elevated IgE. Common causes include allergy, asthma, and parasites. ...Read more

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What can I take by mouth for ringworm while breastfeeding?

What can I take by mouth for ringworm while breastfeeding?

Fluconazole: But Lamisil (terbinafine) at twice daily may work just fine and have less effect on your breast milk. ...Read more

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I am taking cilnidipine for reducing my blood pressure .Is it safe for me to take L-arginine supplements?

I am taking cilnidipine for  reducing my blood pressure .Is it safe for me to take L-arginine supplements?

Should be fine but:: There are no known specific interactions between cilnidipine and L-arginine. L-arginine is a component of nearly every protein food and it is safe to eat foods rich in L-arginine. But since L-arginine may lower blood pressure a bit, there could be an additive effect, so if you take L-arginine monitor your BP to make sure it does not go too low. If it does consider reducing dose of cilnidipine. ...Read more

Dr. Eric Kaplan
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Hemorrhoids (Definition)

Enlargement or distension of the veins lining the anal canal, which can ...Read more


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accumulation of fluid at the opening at the end ...Read more