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I Am constipated & have hemorrhoids from the birth of my child. What medicines can I take that don't have any effects on breastfeeding?

I Am constipated & have hemorrhoids from the birth of my child. What medicines can I take that don't have any effects on breastfeeding?

Constipation.: in this setting, the ideal would be to avoid medication altogether, if possible. I would begin by increasing the amount of fiber in your diet and considering taking a fiber supplement, such as Metamucil, daily. When you do that, you need to increase your fluid intake also. If you increase this gradually, it will not cause excess gassiness. Good luck. ...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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Can you tell me about it's like to take steroid suppositories for hemorrhoids while breast feeding.?

Can you tell me about it's like to take steroid suppositories for hemorrhoids while breast feeding.?

Hemorrhoids : The steroid suppositories should have strictly a local effect and decrease inflammation and itching. There are local numbing medicines you can get if that doesn't give you sufficient relief. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take st. John’s wort while pregnant or breastfeeding?

Is it safe to take st. John’s wort while pregnant or breastfeeding?

NO!: Some reports of birth defects in fetuses and problems with nursing babies whose mothers use st john's wort. Best to avoid during pregnancy and lactation. See . ...Read more

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Can you take percect while breastfeeding ?

Can you take percect while breastfeeding ?

Let me advise you: Perccet compose of two medications. Oxycodone&acetaminophen however, the oxycodone component is a narcotic and could cause significant problems in a nursing infant. If you have to take it is a good idea to watch for any changes in your baby, such as breathing problems, excessive sleeping, or feeding problems. The manufacturer does not recommend that women use this medication while breastfeed. ...Read more

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Could I take medicines if I am breastfeeding?

Could I take medicines if I am breastfeeding?

Yes, but: Check with your md as some medicines will cross into the breast milk and affect the baby. Obvious examples are narcotics. ...Read more

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Is it okay to take nacl during breastfeeding?

Is it okay to take nacl during breastfeeding?

Beast milk and medicine: Are you asking about table salt ? If a prescription of some sort call who prescribed it and ask. ...Read more

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Medicines that are ok to take while breastfeeding?

Medicines that are ok to take while breastfeeding?

Too many to list: Check with your doc or pediatrician for this information.If ready to do some heavy reading, buy the reference "medications and mothers milk" by t hale, 15 ed, 2012. ...Read more

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Can I take Proactiv while breastfeeding?

Can I take Proactiv while breastfeeding?

Yes: The use of proactiv is safe for breastfeeding women. Its active ingredient, benzoyl peroxide, does not appear to concentrate in noticeable amounts in breast milk. You should be careful to wash your hands after you apply it to your skin and before you handle the baby. As you know your baby's skin is very sensitive, and these products can cause skin irritation. ...Read more

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Is l-carnosine ok to take while breastfeeding?

Is l-carnosine ok to take while breastfeeding?

Not known for sure: Because l-carnosine products are not medications approved by the fda, l-carnosine products are probably not tested for interactions and side effects like real medicines are. So, that means nobody really knows what side effects there are. If an l-carnosine user hears of some interaction or thinks she is getting a side effect, she can call or visit her primary care doctor. ...Read more

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Is it ok to take collagen while breastfeeding?

Is it ok to take collagen while breastfeeding?

I consider it safe: As a dietary supplement there is no specific reason this would be a problem for breastfeeding moms. The product is broken down to protein and used as the body chooses.The milk is made by assembling many proteins ant these would not interfere with the milk production. They might be diverted into the milk rather than you, but in a good way. ...Read more

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What decongestants are safe to take while breastfeeding?

What decongestants are safe to take while breastfeeding?

Most are safe: To start, nasal saline or netti pot. Afrin for few days is ok. As long as blood pressure is not high, sudafed is ok. Sudafed or generic Pseudoephedrine tends to work better than phenylephrine. ...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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Hemorrhoids (Definition)

Swollen and inflamed veins in the rectum and anus that ...Read more


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