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What To Take For A 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
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
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, is there anything i can take to help soothe my sore throat and cough that will not affect my supply or harm my baby?
Cold chills, body ache, and sore throat... What over-the-counter medicine can II take if im breastfeeding?
Sore throat, body ache, headache, toothache, weakness while breastfeeding. Can I take something? Or wait to go see doctor?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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?
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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