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Infant with irregular motion. Remedy? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 22-Sep-2013
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Doctor:good afternoon
User:this is XXXX
User:i have a daughter 40days old
User:motion is not going properly for last 10 days
Doctor:Hi XXXX
Doctor:good to know that
Doctor:how often is it?
User:motion is coming only if we give castor oil
User:first 28 days motion was going properly(8to 10 times daily)
User:we don't know the reason for that
User:what can we do now
Doctor:nothing to worry
Doctor:is he passing motions at least once a day?
User:doctors gave neopeptine drops and figs syrup
User:no..motion is not going daily
Doctor:Continue to neopeptone drops
User:going only if we give castor oli or we are inserting a small tamarind strick with castor oil
User:doctors medicine also not working
Doctor:please do not do that
User:i know that..we don't know what to do
User:we won't give anything if she is passing motion daily
Doctor:Buscopan suppository is available
Doctor:You can try that
Doctor:Why don't you get her reviewed by her pediatrician?
User:we went two times
User:first time they suggested warm water daily
User:when we visisted again they gave drops and syrup
Doctor:Continue the syrup and drops for sometime
Doctor:please do not force your kid to pass motions
Doctor:Is she breastfed daily?
User:for temporary remedy we gave that
User:sometimes we are giving formula milk also
Doctor:make sure she is breastfed every two hours
Doctor:For a 40 days old baby it is ok to not pass motions normally
User:sometimes she is sleeping 3 to 4hrs
User:daily she is passing urine around 30 times
Doctor:that is good
User:is there any other way/medication for passing motion
Doctor:when she sleeps for 4 hours it is fine
Doctor:Please understand that a 40 month old baby may not pass motions daily
Doctor:She will gradually learn this
User:she was trying to go for a motion
User:i am able to understand that
User:she was trying to go for a motion hardly*
Doctor:please continue to use the syrup and drops
Doctor:she will improve gradually
Doctor:shall we end the chat now?
Doctor:my wishes to your daughter
Doctor:take care
Doctor:Bye for now
User:bye..thanks for your time
Doctor:pleasure is mine
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