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Why does baby spit up smell like sour milk?

Why does baby spit up smell like sour milk?

Gotta love babies.: Like so many other adorable things babies produce, that sour milk smell is just the normal smell of baby spitup. It's partially digested food/formula/milk mixed with your baby's stomach acid. It doesn't mean the food is going bad. ...Read more

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My baby's spit up milk smells bad, could it have been spoiled?

My baby's spit up milk smells bad, could it have been spoiled?

Spoiled milk: Once you mix powder formula it is good for about 2 hours at room temperature and 4 hours in the fridge. When the baby's milk mixes with the stomach enzymes and acid and then comes back up it may appear curdled or have a sour smell. This is normal. Sometimes it helps to keep the baby propped up for about 30 minutes after feeds so he/she will not spit up as much. ...Read more

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My newborn spits up mucusy milk and it smells sour?

My newborn spits up mucusy milk and it smells sour?

Probably normal: Many newborns have difficulty retaining milk due to a poorly functioning sphincter muscle where the esophagus and stomach meet. The stomach normally has mucus and the sour smell comes from the acid and digestive juices in the stomach. Make sure your baby is gaining weight and report to your doctor if he seems to be fussy or severely colicky - the spit up can cause heart burn. ...Read more

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My discharge smell like sour milk what type of infectiom woud this be?

My discharge smell like sour milk what type of infectiom woud this be?

No telling: It can be any type of infection. Unfortunately, it is hard to differentiate by smell as your smell perception is subjective. ...Read more

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Why do my feet smell like sour milk?

Why do my feet smell like sour milk?

Feet have many : Sweat glands. I would try washing them well with soak and then soaking them in a bucket of lukewarm water with teabags. Do this once a day for a week, then you can cut it down. Your shoe gear may be contaminated with fungus or bacteria and you should disinfect them. There are various sprays to do this. ...Read more

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What makes your skin smell like sour milk?

What makes your skin smell like sour milk?

Yeast infection?: like cultured milk? It has something to do with yeast I'm sure. Just not what exactly that I can imagine. Perhaps you have been using milk products on your skin, like soap or lotion? ...Read more

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2mos old baby vomits/spits her milk more often lately after feeding.. what to do?..

2mos old baby vomits/spits her milk more often lately after feeding.. what to do?..

? Overfed: try to give reduced amount, prop her/him up while feeding, burp after feeding, raise the head of the bed 30 degrees, as many babies at this age have reflux, if symptoms persist, please see your baby 's doctor ...Read more

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Why my two months old baby recently cried until she spit milk before she sleep every night?

Why my two months old baby recently cried until she spit milk before she sleep every night?

Habits: Make sure there's adequate time between last feed and bed time. Make sure theres an adequate burp prior to bedtime as well. Between 8-12 weeks, babies spend a lot of time crying, which is normal. ...Read more

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My 2 month old just spit up and it smells sour, is he sick?

My 2 month old just spit up and it smells sour, is he sick?

No: Your stomach contents have varying amounts of acid in them, so milk mixed with acid smells sour. Make sure you are not overfeeding your baby, burp well and several times during feeds, and keep baby upright for 30-45 minutes after feeding to prevent spit-ups and baby reflux. ...Read more