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Hi, my baby is almost 6 months and on nan optipro. he has flem and silent reflux. can the formula cause the flem? He uses infant gavoscon for the relux but it seems he has more flem then. If i change formula which would be the best?

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Dr. Julan Crane
Pediatrics

In brief: Reflux

This is too important for this format so please see his pediatrician and have him followed closely

In brief: Reflux

This is too important for this format so please see his pediatrician and have him followed closely
Dr. Julan Crane
Dr. Julan Crane
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Dr. Liesl Venter
Pediatrics

In brief: 6 Months routine

You could ask these questions at your next routine visit with your paediatrician.
Milk causing phlegm is a myth. Reflux is a normal physiological process that is eventually outgrown and only needs treatment if the infant has complications or is not growing well. Change in formula should be discussed with your paediatrician.

In brief: 6 Months routine

You could ask these questions at your next routine visit with your paediatrician.
Milk causing phlegm is a myth. Reflux is a normal physiological process that is eventually outgrown and only needs treatment if the infant has complications or is not growing well. Change in formula should be discussed with your paediatrician.
Dr. Liesl Venter
Dr. Liesl Venter
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