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Infant is not passing motion and also some puss coming from ears. Suggest? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 09-Jun-2013
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Practicing since : 2002
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Doctor:How can I help you?
User:Hello Doctor
User:my sister gave birth to baby boy 6 weeks back
User:baby did not pass motion from last 5 days
User:and also he has some puss coming out from ears
User:please advise on this
Doctor:The frequency and number of stools passed by infants is individualized.
Doctor:The average frequency starts to reduce as the cross 1 month of age.
Doctor:Accordingly if he is asymptomatic, is not irritable, feeding well and has no distension of the abdomen, it does not indicate any serious problem.
Doctor:However presence of pus discharge from the ear concerns me.
Doctor:His external and middle ear cavity need to be visualized with audioscope and rule out possible infections.
Doctor:Hence your sisters new born boy needs to visit a nearby pediatrician for clinical examination.
Doctor:The doctor inaddition to verifying ear infection can also prescribe low dose laxatives for transient use to normalize his stool habit.
Doctor:Have you followed?
User:yes doctor.. clearly followed
Doctor:Do you have any doubts?
User:i will ask her to visit nearest hospital
Doctor:Do you have any other queries?
User:no clarified everytihng
Doctor:Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor:Bye for now.
User:Thanks for your time and advise
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