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Chronic tonsillitis and general weakness causing frequent colds in children - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Good Posted in: Growth and Development in Children
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Doctor :   hi
User :   Hello
Doctor :   how can I help you?
User :   May i know about the child care
User :   or a issue related to psychology
User :   r u there??
Doctor :   sure
User :   My kid is getting cold or fever once in two months
User :   is ther any specific reason for it
User :   he often gets cold
Doctor :   how old is your kid
User :   1year 11 months
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Does he have any cough?
User :   yes
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   what is his wt?
User :   12kg
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   when did this recurrent fever/ cold start?
User :   when he was 7months
User :   often he gets cold and cough
User :   we dont give him any cold itms tooo
User :   not even chocolates
Doctor :   have you had hid throat examined by an ENT_ to rcheck for tonsilis?
User :   fruits like orange
Doctor :   *his
User :   noo
Doctor :   does he have any other health problems?
User :   noo
Doctor :   ok
User :   wat type of food can I give him
User :   or any preferred health drink
Doctor :   from what you have told me there are two things-
Doctor :   firstly your sons wt is less
User :   ok
Doctor :   does he eat properly?
User :   noo
User :   he doesn't eat properly
Doctor :   the causes for his recurrent cold/ fever- can be
User :   I have to force him to eat
Doctor :   gen weakness or chronic tonsillitis
User :   ok
User :   so is there any solution to this??
Doctor :   have you got a blood check- routine for hemoglobin done any time?
User :   yes
User :   everything is normal
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   are you giving him any multivitamin?
User :   noo
User :   i am not giving any syrups
Doctor :   is he passing motions/ urine normally?
User :   yeah
User :   everything is normal
Doctor :   you can give your child polybion syrup 5ml twice a day for 2 weeks
Doctor :   and if you have not done his de worming- pls see your pediatrician for a de worming prescription
Doctor :   if your child continues to get these cold/ fever I would advice you to see an ENT for a thorough check up
Doctor :   is there anything else I can help you with?
Doctor :   r u thr ?
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting Health care magic. Bye for now.
User :   r u there??
Doctor :   yes
User :   sorry i got disconnected
User :   MAy i know about the polybion syrup
User :   Why is it used??
Doctor :   Polybion syrup is multivitamin syrup
Doctor :   it enhances the appetitie
Doctor :   of the kid
User :   Can you suggest any health drink which can be mixed with milk??
Doctor :   Protinex and protienules
Doctor :   either of them are good
User :   ok
User :   and about the food which we can provide??
Doctor :   all fresh vegetables and fruits have all the nutrients and minerals required for the child
Doctor :   grains are good source
User :   Can we give orange and grapes
User :   because my husband says all that are cold so dont give him??
Doctor :   You can give all fruits
User :   ok
Doctor :   If you feel cold catched
Doctor :   catches
Doctor :   give him normal fruit not in fridge
User :   ok
Doctor :   Let him try to eat as a fruit rather than mixing sugar
Doctor :   or making it as a juice
User :   ok
User :   Thanks for the information doctor
Doctor :   anything else
Doctor :   I think you have to close the brwser
User :   Bronchosolvin can be given for cough
Doctor :   yes
User :   or do u suggest any other syrup
User :   Why predone is given
Doctor :   I cannot do it without examination
Doctor :   You need a prescription to buy it
User :   yeah my doctor has advised to give prdone
User :   may i know the reason y it is used??
User :   predone
Doctor :   It is used to suppress cough
Doctor :   and some infection in airways
User :   Ok thanks

User :   bye
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