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Cranky baby, doesn't allow to work, always want to be lifted, doesn't eat well - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Practicing since : 2004
Answered : 37 Questions
Doctor :   Hi I am
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   Thank you for the responce
User :   my baby is 18 months old, recently she is too cranky, doesn't allow to do any work, always want to be lifted, doesn't eat well. No stomach upsets or fever ... etc
User :   is it normal ?
Doctor :   How recent?
User :   about two weeks
Doctor :   I will ask you few questions before I answer your questions.
User :   sure
Doctor :   Does she has any diarrhea/constipation/ vomiting?
User :   No
Doctor :   Did you change the diet recently?
Doctor :   DO you notice any enlargement of belly?
User :   yes we have visited her granni's house, where she had different diets
Doctor :   OK
Doctor :   How long ago
Doctor :   Does she had any medical problems since birth?
User :   enlargement of belly ...... some times.
Doctor :   Not all the time.
User :   She did not have any medical problems, she was eating well,... in time and did not have any constipation issues
Doctor :   OK
Doctor :   Is she sleeping good? Is there any change in the sleeping habits?Is there any change in the environment where she is sleeping /living?
User :   From bert, her sleeping is not more than 45 minutes at a streach. If some one sleeps near her, she will continue to sleep. There is no change in environment where she sleeps
Doctor :   Based on your history , it looks like she has no oragnic problems causing this behavior. I think it is normal.
User :   Thanks, but it is irritating and we can' do any work.....!!!
Doctor :   But if you think it is significant problems, get the CBC, Lead levels, TSH and Free T3,Free T4 levels
User :   Thank you doctor for the conversation
Doctor :   You can try pacifier
Doctor :   Did you try this ?
User :   Dr what is the pacifier ?
Doctor :   It is soft material put it in the mouth. It resembles sucker of the feeding bottle.
Doctor :   You can find in the medical shop
User :   We will buy one and try out
Doctor :   Hope I answered your questions.
User :   yes Dr thank you
Doctor :   Thank you for consulting us.
Doctor :   Bye for now.
User :   bye
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