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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
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how can i help you?
User :   my son is 1 year 2 months old
User :   he keeps urinating frequentily
Doctor :  
ok
User :   he drinks around 1 to 3 bottles of water
User :   am bit worried
Doctor :  
ok
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does he cry while passing urine?
User :   no
User :   he does not
Doctor :   is there itching in the penis? or while passing urine?
User :   no
Doctor :  
ok
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does he have fever?
User :   only if i use diaper continues then itcing is there
User :   no he does not hav
Doctor :   ok
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has the urine color changed?
User :   sometimes slight yellow
Doctor :  
then do not worry, it is because he taking more water.
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in case he develops itching, pain or fever. then he should be taken for a urine test and you should report the symptoms to his pediatrician
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Did you follow what I said?
User :   how much the tempeture will be
User :   s i did
Doctor :   any temperature above or equal to 100 degree farenheit
User :   ok
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Is there any thing else I can help you with?
User :   he is just 8 kgs
User :   birth weight was 2.38
User :   is it fine
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :  
birth weight should be 3 times by the time child is 1 year old.
User :   ok
User :   when should i start egg white for him
Doctor :   so he is fine
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better than giving egg white, you should give the yellow of egg
User :   ok
Doctor :  
it contains all the essential nutrients in it.
User :   k
User :   is thre any restrictions in his diet
User :   at his age
Doctor :  
just give me a moment
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i am on a patient call
User :   i was told not to give him fish, or meat
User :   k
Doctor :  
ok
Doctor :  
and why was the restriction put for these?
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is there any specific reason for these restrictions being put?
User :   i was told by his pedrictian not to give till he is 3 years old
User :   no specific reason
User :   as such i just got a diet chart from him
Doctor :  
ok
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we also have diet and nutrition services department
User :   k
Doctor :  
you can send across the diet chart to us
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and we can examine it and suggest changes if any required
User :   k
Doctor :  
there is no reason why fish and meat and egg should not be started in children after the age of 6-7 months
User :   k
Doctor :   these should slowly be incorporated in diet for adequate protein supplimentation
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since the child is growing
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you can also opt for a diet chart for him at this link
User :   k
Doctor :  
WWW.WWWW.WW Doctor :   and send us his diet chart that you presently have at this e-mail id
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User :   ok i will do that
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Is there any thing else I can help you with?
User :   s
User :   my son keeps getting stomach upset
User :   loose motions
Doctor :   ok
User :   atleast once in a month
User :   how to avoid
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how many times does he pass loose stools?
User :   sometimes three to four times
User :   like semi solid
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avoid giving him him feeding bottle, if you do, then make sure you sterilise the bottle every day
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start with giving him more of semi-solid and solid food as compared with liquid diet.
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keep his nails and fingers clean
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wipe them off with a mild cleanser 3-4 times a day if he is crawling or walking and picking up things from floor
User :   ok
Doctor :  
change his clothes atleast 2 times a day
User :   ok
Doctor :  
have you followed what i have said?
User :   s i did
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Is there any thing else I can help you with?
User :   wht cleanser can be used
Doctor :   you can use the johnson baby soap itself to clean
User :   ok
User :   his skin is very dry
Doctor :   or the wet bay wipes that comes with antiseptics in them
User :   i used cream
User :   still it is like that only
Doctor :  
once his diet is improved skin texture will also improve
User :   then he is tanned
User :   ok
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use johnson baby oil after bath all over his body
User :   k
Doctor :  
it wil reduce the dryness
User :   can glycerin be used on his body now
Doctor :  
the dry skin and tan go hand in hand in children
User :   k
Doctor :  
it will come down a little as he grows up
User :   i keep triminic and calpol standby
Doctor :  
yes glycerin can be used.
User :   he keeps getting cold
User :   how much quantity can be given to him
Doctor :  
that is good, that you keep them handy.
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his cold symptoms could also be due to dust alergy
User :   i use triminic syrup
Doctor :   change the bed spreads daily, use hot water to rinse them
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and also keep mopping floor twice a day such that dust settles down, avoid dusty environment for him
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these might help to reduce the frequency of the symptoms.
User :   ok
User :   hw ml triniminic can be given if he gets cold
Doctor :   Is there any thing else you would like to ask?
User :   any handy medicine for cough
Doctor :   you can give him 2.5 ml
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two times a day if severe symptoms
User :   k
Doctor :  
for cough you can consult his pediatrician depending on the presence or absence of sputum associated with it
User :   ok
User :   last clarification
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as the medication wil differ depending on the symptoms and the chest signs.
Doctor :   yes please proceed
User :   i was told taht medicines cant be used more than 15 days once opened
User :   is it true
User :   or can they be used till the expiry date
Doctor :  
it should not be used after 1 month of opening if it is a eye/ear drop
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ointments and syrups can be used until a week before expiry date
User :   ok
Doctor :  
provided they are closed and kept in clean dry place
User :   sorry one more thning
User :   when his ear can be cleaned
Doctor :   sure, please proceed
User :   sometimes he gets ear itching
Doctor :  
cleaning once in 15 days should be fine. do not use ear buds
User :   k
Doctor :  
as ears have natural mechanism of sending out the dirt and wax
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so just wipe off the ear with teh soft kerchief or towel the outer part of ear canal after each bath
User :   ok
Doctor :  
it will prevent upseting the natural mechanism of the ear
User :   k
Doctor :  
and also prevent wax accumulation
User :   k
Doctor :  
Is there any thing else you would like to ask me?
User :   should i avoid giving any fruits for hm
User :   since he gets cold
User :   and stomach upset
Doctor :  
not necessarily, but in general avoid giving citrus fruits like musambi, orange, and also avoid grapes
Doctor :  
Please fill the feedback form and comment box, and say done when done.
User :   how about curd
Doctor :   it is better to avoid, you can give in summer time.
User :   ok
Doctor :   for a detailed diet advise visit the link i have provided earlier
User :   thank you so much doctor
Doctor :  
Please fill the feedback form and comment box, and say done when done.
User :   sure i will
User :   many thanks once again
User :   done
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting HealthcareMagic. Bye for now.Please chat with our doctors 24/7 for medical queries. Please refer your friends to our service.
User :   sure i will
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