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Child having reduced apetite. Solution? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 12-Jun-2013
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User:My son who is 2 years old, is gradually reducing intake of food from last 3 to 4 months. We are facing very difficulty feeding him. Last 2 days, didn't had any food. We didn't observed weakness. My wife is still breast feeding him, ofcourse, for a very shorter duration nowadays. As of now, he has a bit cough and cold. In last 2 to 3 months, couple of times he fell ill (fever, cough and cold) and we have given him Augmentin-Duo.
Doctor:I am readingyour query
User:Hello Doctor
Doctor:pl gimme a minute
Doctor:Most common reason for reduced feeding is infection (because of reduced report)
User:I didn't get the part: reduced report
Doctor:Reduced appetite sorry
User:but from so many days, he is not having properly
User:is the infection in stomach
User:do you recommend any medicines
Doctor:I recommend a physical check up from the doctor to examine his throat and ears first
Doctor:If they are congested he will be treated
User:OK. we will consult a ENT specialist
User:Thanks Doctor
Doctor:You do not need ENT
Doctor:you need just Pediatrician
Doctor:They are trained to take care of general problems like these
Doctor:Do you have any more queries, you can go to regular pediatrician
Doctor:for the ENT check
User:Thats all I have. Thanks Doctor.
Doctor:great have a nice evening
Doctor:Bye for now
User:Bye Dr
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