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How can you relive the pain and irriation from Trush who already

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How can you relive the pain and irriation from Trush who already on Niststin? The baby is 6 weeks old.
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Pediatrics
Expert:  Dr. Su S. replied 3 years ago.

Dr. SS :

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When did thrush appear?

Dr. SS :

When Nystatin was started?

Customer:

3 days ago

Dr. SS :

Was Nystatin started 3 days back?

Customer:

It has been about 2 1/2 days ago.

Dr. SS :

Is he breast fed?

Customer:

No

Dr. SS :

Does he have any other symptom?

Customer:

Not that I know about.

Dr. SS :

How many times are you applying Nystatin?

Customer:

I have not seen him as I live 270 miles away. They always ask me these questuion due toe being an RN for 50 years

Dr. SS :

Nystatin can take some time to have full effect.

Dr. SS :

It can take a week too.

Dr. SS :

Acetaminophen can be given.

Dr. SS :

This can be helpful in relieving the pain & irritation.

Dr. SS :

The dose would be 5-7 mg/ lb per dose.

Customer:

i do not know how many times as my son said they were going by the directions they were given. Thnk you for your help. I will let them know and I will calulate the does for them.

Dr. SS :

Please tell them to apply it to all the affected areas carefully.

Dr. SS :

I hope he will improve soon.

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If you need any other help, please let me know.

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