Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
198 Doctors are Online

Deworming medicine for a 1.5 year old - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
User rating for this question
Very Good Posted in: Child Health
Answered by

General & Family Physician
Practicing since : 2004
Answered : 1722 Questions
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   Dr XXX HERE
Doctor :   hOW CAN I HELP YOU
User :   Hi I need to discuss regarding my 1.5 year old son
Doctor :   ok
User :   today in his stool i saw some worms
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Is his growth and development up todate
Doctor :   worms are common in infants
User :   yes, only for the first time saw this
Doctor :   this can be solved by a simple deworming procedure
Doctor :   given by a prescription medicine
Doctor :   taken once in 15 days
Doctor :   once this is done, your kid will be fine
Doctor :   Are you there ?
User :   ok can u kinddly advise what medication
Doctor :   Sorry since i have not examined him, i cannot prescribe a medicine online
Doctor :   You will have to see a doctor and get a prescription
User :   any home medication and will this require stool test
Doctor :   but rest assured, this is not a major problem
User :   ok
Doctor :   home meds are not effective, as this needs a deworming medicaton
Doctor :   a stool test can be done, if the initial deworming is not effective
Doctor :   But most worms are effectively killed by the meds
Doctor :   Are you there ? Is there anything else i can help you with ?
Doctor :   I FEEL THAT you have moved on to a different page
Doctor :   please log back in if you have any other medical query
© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor