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Child with constipation advised with dulcolax suppository. How to use it? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 12-Jun-2013
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User:Good afternoon Doctor
Doctor:Good afternoon
Doctor:Please proceed with your query
Doctor:Please ask me your queries
User:my 1 year daughter seems like has constipation
User:as sh eis not able to Pass motion
Doctor:since when is this?
User:so my piaedratic adviced Dullolax-suppository
Doctor:that is a good medicine
User:today is the 2 seconf since she passed motion
Doctor:Did you use it?
User:just wanted to know how should it be used
User:i thinbk insert in the anal
User:it is in a gel form?
Doctor:that is right
Doctor:You must insert the suppository in the anus
User:but she crying...Is taht painfull?
Doctor:You can ask the nurse to do it, if you find it difficult to do
Doctor:It wont pain your daughter
User:it is in gel form
User:so we have use to gel to inser it is that right?
Doctor:You must insert the entire gel kind of thing inside her anus
Doctor:remove the wrapper and then insert
User:we did that she is crying
User:hope thatz noraml
Doctor:It is normal
Doctor:If she still does not pass stools tonight
User:how long will it take her to pass motion
Doctor:Please take her back to the pediatrician tomorrow morning
User:sure thanks
Doctor:She should pass stools within 12 hours
User:oh k
Doctor:Thank you too
Doctor:Is that all for now?
Doctor:Wish your daughter quick recovery
Doctor:Take care
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