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Change of place, do not where to vaccinate the child. Child not taking sufficient feeds. - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 11-Jun-2013
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Doctor:How can I help you ?
User:Hi doc
User:How are you?
Doctor:I am doing well, thanks for asking
User:I need some clarifications on polio drops for my son
Doctor:Yes, please proceed
User:we gave him the first doze in around 3-4 months
User:in my home town
User:and then came to Bangalore
User:we are not aware of where they do give the drops
User:so we could not manage to give him the next drop
User:i am really worried about this....can i go to a hospital and ask for this...
User:do they give the drops in the hospital at all
Doctor:Local children clinics do administer Oral polio drops
Doctor:You can ask for the same there
User:hope there is no problem in that
User:Should I be worried that it's been a long time after his first drop?
User:do you see any problem in that?
Doctor:No, you can go ahead and get it to your child
User:oh ok!
Doctor:Is there anything I can help you with ?
User:of course, he is not at all eating, could you please suggest some good food that will add some extra energy for him?
Doctor:May I know his exact age and what foods he is on now ?
User:he is 14 months....he is eating Easum only...sometimes he will eat a slice of bread...
User:he is not at all eating rice, or idly or anything else....
Doctor:Babies with age 14 can eat foods of the adult menu
User:last 3 days...he is not even completing the easum
User:yes I know...but he is not at all touching anything
User:he behaves as if he hates everything
Doctor:You may have to give him appetizers, there are numerous brands which helps the kids to consume and digest well
User:can you suggest something that he might like and that will add some energy....
User:can you please suggest a good one exactly...
Doctor:Yes, you can give him Multivitamin syrups which increase the hunger and also help in digestion
Doctor:ZINCOVIT syrup is one amongst the best
Doctor:5ml given thrice daily before food will serve the purpose
User:would be great if you can give the exact name
Doctor:Is there anything else, i could help you in
User:Thanks doc. I will try this. Can you suggest some food as well...some combination that will be very nutritional!
Doctor:Yes, home made foods are the best, do limit the processed or canned foods
User:sure doc...
Doctor:Well boiled and smashed vegetables with salt in would be tastier and well palatable
User:ok, thanks doc. I expected that you would name a list of combinations that we could try.
Doctor:Porridge made of Ragi, rice or pulse flour is also a good food
User:No problem, I will try Zincovit and give him the food we eat dialy
User:Oh sure, I will try that as well
Doctor:Sprouted seeds of green gram or horse gram either smashed or consumed as such , provide the vitamins required
User:Sure doc. I will try these. Thanks doc
Doctor:You are welcome
Doctor:Thanks for using this service
User:Thank you!
Doctor:Bye for now
Doctor:Take care
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