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Child crying continuously. What could be the possible reason? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 09-Nov-2013
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Doctor:How can I help you?
User:I have 6 months old baby boy. His weight is 7KG. Since yesterday morning he is crying continously.
User:We met the local GP and took medicine. But no use.
User:What could be the possible reason?
Doctor:Is the child feeding well?
Doctor:Is he running fever?
Doctor:Does he stop crying after feeding?
Doctor:Is he active / play around?
User:No. He is just 6 months old. He cant even sit.
User:we are really worried. please help.
Doctor:I understand that but I would want to know if you find any difference in his activities for the last 2 days.
Doctor:Is he drowsy or playful as he was couple of days back?
User:No there is no changes in his activities so far.
Doctor:Let me brief you.
Doctor:Irritability / continuous crying in a 6 month baby is a worrisome feature.
Doctor:This irritability may be due to simple colic problems or problem with his upper respiratory passage (ear).
Doctor:Or it could also be due to serious infections.
Doctor:If he is not having fever and there is no much change in his activities, then serious infection is less likely.
Doctor:I would like to know what was prescribed to him by your doctor?
User:Dr. what to do immediately now. Due to local riots here child specialist is not available.
Doctor:I would like to know what medicine was given by your doctor?
User:I left that in my car. Its in basement parking.
User:I need to check.
User:can I give you in minutes
User:in 10 minutes
User:will wait on chat till that time?
User:will u wait?
Doctor:You can come back with the medicine..
User:k.... I am coming..
Doctor:Are you back?
Doctor:Are you there?
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