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Infant suffering from indigestion, stomach pain, vomiting. What should i do? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 14-Mar-2013
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User:hi XXXXXXX this side
Doctor:welcome to XXXXXXX
User:my 2 and halfyears daughter is suffring
User:indigation problem frequently
Doctor:YOU MEAN indigestion ??
User:voimiting , loose mtion
User:and do not taking any foods
User:weight was alos loos
User:and in stomac is feeling pain alos
Doctor:how long has she had this symptoms of vomiting and loose motion ?
User:I have consult with doctor
Doctor:may i know what was his advice ?
User:he pescribed ondamac, bifilac, satrogyl and
User:meftal - spas for stomac pain
User:alaso continously we are giving ORS
User:almost every month she suffering in this problem.
Doctor:i understand that you are worried about the persistent diarrhea
User:yes may be boiling water we are giving.
Doctor:for your information, you cannot completely stop diarrhea in kids, with stronger medications as it can lead to complications,
User:pls. advice why it is happing every month almost 20-25 days gap
Doctor:expectant approach, with maintaining proper nutrition and hydration is the treatment in such cases
Doctor:the most likely issue, is hand to mouth infections
User:in foods we are giving at 7: 00 am pediasue
Doctor:a baby, touches things, that may be infected, and then puts it into the mouth
User:wiuth water
Doctor:this can result in infections
Doctor:also, it is common in most kids to have such infections, and there is no need to worry about ir
User:at 10/;30 AM she takes one rooti with potatoo fry or vegetable
Doctor:to prevent such things, you can try to cover her hands and keep general hygiene in the house , and do not allow the baby to walk or crawl all over the place, which is filled with dirt
User:at 12 Noon fruits juice , at 2:00 she takes rice, dal and vegatables.
User:yes doctor , thrre/four times we hash her hand properly
User:at 5:30 Roti and boiled potato
Doctor:with regarding to her food, you can give as much food that she likes, like fruit juice, oranges, milk, mashed banana, rice cereal , and cerelac like products
User:mainly in this problem she is week
Doctor:what ever she eats and likes is welcome to be given to her
Doctor:for now, you can give her the medications suggested by your doctor
User:But we are very worried about her weeknees
Doctor:i understand
User:weight was also lost
Doctor:you can give her NUTROLIN B syrup, 3 ml , 3 times a day
User:alos confirm those medicine pescribed my doctor , is is ok
Doctor:it is a probiotic medication, which helps in preventing diarrheal infection
Doctor:yes, they are medications, to stop her vomiting, and reduce the stomach infection
Doctor:may i know how many times did she have such infections in the past one year ?
User:ifrom XXXXXXX '11 to till date almost 6 times
Doctor:have any blood tests been done ?
Doctor:ok, that is fine
User:blood test we have done
Doctor:are they normal ?
User:report is normal
Doctor:how often is she examined by her doctor ?
User:we have checked B. sugar (R), SGPT , S. cratinine and C.R.P (Quantative)
Doctor:has her weight gain and development normal , so far ?
User:10-12 days she is ok but after that same problem
User:weight loss almost 1 Kg
Doctor:has a stool test been done ? has medicaitons to treat any worms (deworming) done any time ?
User:tomorrow will be
Doctor:in case the infections are the cause of the weight loss, then preventing infections with proper hygiene will be the only way
User:worms sometimes she feeling and seen in latrine
Doctor:In such a case, she needs to be treated with medications to kill the worms
Doctor:you should consult your treating pediatrician, who can prescribe the proper dose of the medication
Doctor:for now, you can give her the medications suggested by your doctor
User:whay it is happing again and again
Doctor:and also you can give her NUTROLIN B syrup, 3 ml , 3 times a day
Doctor:the main reason, is lack of hygiene and infections ,
Doctor:cover her hands and do not let her touch openly lying stuff and things
User:nutrlin syrup is additional apart form the above
Doctor:yes , that is right
User:ok I have neopeptine drops is eqaul to nutrlin
Doctor:that is a drops to reduce abdominal cramps
User:waht is mean by cramps
Doctor:those are abdominal pain, associated with indigestion, gastritis, etc
User:for stomac pain meftal - apas is ok
Doctor:yes, that you can give, as it has been adviced by your doctor
Doctor:do not give neopeptine too , no need to give both of them
Doctor:ondamac is for vomiting, satrogyl is a antibiotic
Doctor:bifilac is a probiotic, and helps to improve intestinal function
User:you mean neopeptine and meftal - spas
Doctor:yes, do not give neopeptine now, as it is not needed
Doctor:just give, mefthal spas, as mentioned by your doctor
User:So,I will continue Meftal - SAPA (if required), Satrogyl - O, Bifilac and nutrolin - B
Doctor:you can stop Bifilac too, as Nutrolin B is better than that
User:after that which thing I will take care in future to avoid this problem
Doctor:and once you complete nutrolin b, you can continue bifilac
Doctor:to improve her immune system, give her high protein diet
Doctor:maintain good hygiene in the house and also teach her good habits
User:At this moment she feeling oain in stomac and not taking any foods
Doctor:you can give the pain medications, like Mefthal spas
User:only ORS is taking
Doctor:if she develops pain, after food, then you can give her neopeptine drops, on a as needed basis
Doctor:in addition to ORS, YOU can give her liquid diet made like - fruit juice, oranges, milk, mashed banana, rice cereal , and cerelac like products
User:In blank stomac fruits , can we give ?
Doctor:yes, you can give cut fruits in form of salad, on a empty stomach
Doctor:or you can give fruits grinded in a blender
Doctor:like mashed banana or orange with milk
User:Any food alergy may be possibel
Doctor:no, the symptoms do not sound like food allergy
User:only hygenic point of view
Doctor:since the blood tests , are normal, there is nothing much to worry about
Doctor:in case of doubt, you can do a few tests including - liver function tests, stool test for malabsorption syndromes
User:In morning at 7 am we are giving pediasue with lukewarm water in feeding bottle when she is sleeping . Ist OK ?
Doctor:if that is normal, then only thing , to take care off would be HYGIENE AND NUTRITION , AND BABIES HABITS
User:I see
Doctor:do not feed the baby, when she is sleeping , as she can develop lung infections
User:any diet you can prefer
Doctor:do not keep the feeding bottle in her mouth, unless she is wide awake
Doctor:continue, egg whites, fruit juices, fresh fruit salad, cerelac milk, etc
Doctor:anything and everything she likes can be given
Doctor:chicken or mutton in the form of soup can also be given
User:thanks doctor.
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