It appears you have not yet Signed Up with our community. To Sign Up for free, please click here....



Infant Care (up to 18 months old) Message Board
Post New Thread   Closed Thread
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 04-11-2006, 12:13 PM   #1
Senior Veteran
(female)
 
Join Date: Mar 2004
Posts: 502
Denise98 HB User
gas and mylicon drops

Hi, my baby is 3 weeks old today and has awful gas pains at night I have tried the baby mylicon drops and after I gave them to her she had this projectile vomiting that scared me really bad I have an appt tomorrow with her doc but does anyone know if the mylicon drops could have caused the vomiting and what would help with the gas?

 
Old 04-11-2006, 12:29 PM   #2
Senior Veteran
(female)
 
Join Date: Oct 2003
Posts: 875
Mom22greatkids HB User
Re: gas and mylicon drops

oops. I somehow posted this twice.

Last edited by Mom22greatkids; 04-11-2006 at 12:32 PM.

 
Sponsors Lightbulb
   
Old 04-11-2006, 12:31 PM   #3
Senior Veteran
(female)
 
Join Date: Oct 2003
Posts: 875
Mom22greatkids HB User
Re: gas and mylicon drops

I don't think the Mylicon could have caused that. It sounds like she has reflux. Are you breastfeeding? If you are I can tell you a few things that I do to help my daughter.

 
Old 04-11-2006, 01:41 PM   #4
Senior Veteran
(female)
 
Join Date: Mar 2005
Location: Illinois
Posts: 1,224
Gayle0000 HB User
Re: gas and mylicon drops

My Ped gave me a talk on the difference between spitting up and projectile vomiting. Just because spit-up flies for a good distance does not necessarily mean it's vomit.

Spit-up can shoot out pretty far, come out the nose, etc...but it is just spit-up & not something to get really concerned over unless it's happenning all the time.

Projectile vomiting is actual vomiting with gagging & hurling and a sign of something wrong.

You might want to talk with your Ped about that too.

I also don't think the gas drops would have caused it either.

 
Old 04-11-2006, 02:33 PM   #5
Senior Veteran
(female)
 
Join Date: Sep 2005
Posts: 1,151
debating HB User
Re: gas and mylicon drops

It could have been how you administered the drops. You should SLOWLY let it ooze into the mouth along the side of her cheek with her in an upright position. If you shot it into her mouth while she was laying down then it could have made her gag, which can trigger reflux/gaging/spitting/choking.

Trust me, I've accidently done this. I also find that letting her suck my finger immedietly afterwards triggers her to swollow, otherwise it can pool in the back of the throat where she can choke on it and get her spitting up again.

 
Old 04-11-2006, 09:56 PM   #6
Senior Veteran
(female)
 
Join Date: Mar 2004
Posts: 502
Denise98 HB User
Re: gas and mylicon drops

I am bottle feeding.. But it seems like only at night time does the gas build up in her and you can tell shes in pain.

 
Old 04-12-2006, 08:37 AM   #7
Senior Veteran
(female)
 
Join Date: Jun 2005
Posts: 993
friday13 HB User
Re: gas and mylicon drops

OK this is the advice I got from my sis in law - and it works. I used to put the drops her bottle... and my daughter had the late afternoon - evening gas really really bad.

she said to: Start in the afternoon early. the first feeding at noon time or right after - put the drops directly in her mouth (not bottle) BEFORE the bottle... and do it with every feeding and stop AFTER her 9pm or close to it feeding... and it has helped me so much!

What the heck - give it a try...

 
Closed Thread

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Board Replies Last Post
Rebound Redness in eyes from eye drops bryan9182 Eye & Vision 31 11-17-2009 06:45 AM
PET: Doctor prescribed Premarin Drops... Pharmacy Gave Estrace Drops. DryGuy Inner Ear Disorders 1 12-11-2008 03:45 PM
I cannot use eye drops, what to do? wildflowers Eye & Vision 6 11-20-2008 02:04 PM
Mylicon - safe to use at every feeding? Trooper Infant Care (up to 18 months old) 12 11-18-2006 02:08 PM
New drops to try... Hating glasses Lasik Eye Surgery 6 06-14-2006 06:49 AM




Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off




Join Our Newsletter

Stay healthy through tips curated by our health experts.

Whoops,

There was a problem adding your email Try again

Thank You

Your email has been added








TOP THANKED CONTRIBUTORS



marisuela (3), janewhite1 (2), erin4 (2), sapphiregem (1), kanded (1), ladybud (1), mstrick3 (1), KeltoKel (1), bap104 (1), RAINBOWGIRL93 (1)

Site Wide Totals

teteri66 (1164), MSJayhawk (997), Apollo123 (898), Titchou (832), janewhite1 (823), Gabriel (758), ladybud (745), sammy64 (666), midwest1 (665), BlueSkies14 (610)



All times are GMT -7. The time now is 03:35 AM.



Site owned and operated by HealthBoards.comô
Terms of Use © 1998-2014 HealthBoards.comô All rights reserved.
Do not copy or redistribute in any form!