Recently, I have been seeing many cases of gastroenteritis. Gastroenteritis is an infection of the gut (intestines) that causes diarrhea, and may also cause vomiting, cramps and stomach pain. In most cases, the infection clears without medications within a few
Constipation is an ugly thing for any of us- from babies to old folks. It can range from an annoyance to a serious medical problem, and should never be ignored or dismissed. However, before you reach for over-the counter medications,
Coping with teething is no fun for anyone, especially your baby. Some parents use medications containing an anesthetic chemical called benzocaine to help soothe sore gums. Benzocaine can be found in over-the-counter medicines like Orajel, Baby Orajel, and Orabase.