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Low immunity due to malnourishment in children - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Good Posted in: Growth and Development in Children
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Answered : 37 Questions
Doctor :   hi
User :   hello dr.
Doctor :   how can i help
User :   i have an 5 year old daughtr,she is very do i improve her
Doctor :   ok
User :   she dnt take milk, no proper food,i give her dry fruit every day.
Doctor :   what ia her weight and height
User :   and am working my mother takes care of her
User :   she is 12 kgs,,,and height am not sure,,,she's tall
User :   very leen and tall girl
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   what was her birth weight?
User :   2.75 kgs,,
Doctor :   ok
User :   every day syrups and dry fruits will that really help her.
Doctor :   have you approached any doctor?
Doctor :   i would recommend you to approach a pediatrcian
Doctor :   if you have not approached a doctor till date
User :   s many a times,,,all say give her regular syrups
User :   nothing to wory,,,she will be fine,,,
Doctor :   when was the last time you visited
User :   thats what normally dr. says
User :   past 15 days
Doctor :   ok
User :   infact she falls ill regularly,,,,and i have to visit dr. as my natives
Doctor :   where are you from?
User :   bangalore
User :   let me tell you she was born when i was 16,,,and now am 22,,,so is that a matter of concern
Doctor :   that may also be one of contributing factor
User :   she has lot of sneezing problem,,,,she is fine in summer, but in winter she needs extra care
User :   if she gets slight fever,,,she is easily geting infected by cold, cauf,,and vomiting,,,she dnt eat nor sleep whole night
User :   how do i actually solve all this problems,,,is there any best option i can opt for ever.
Doctor :   tell you
Doctor :   the babby because of malnourishment has not developed immunity
Doctor :   and is easily susepitable to onfection
Doctor :   the cause of her being malnourished has to be evaluated
User :   migh be because of my irregular in take when i was carrying ?
User :   if its so how do i get her normal now
Doctor :   those may be contributing factor
User :   what would be the real factor then? how do i check ?
Doctor :   but there are ways to improve the babys health
User :   please explain
Doctor :   first find out the cause why the baby is not putting weight, there are few causes that may result in the baby not to gain weight
User :   whats the test named as ?
Doctor :   tests are oerformed only after through examinatiojn of the baby
Doctor :   first a provisional diagnosis has to be made before we order for test
Doctor :   are you there?
User :   whats that isit a type of test
Doctor :   no its physical examination by the qualified doctor examinationn
User :   ok so i will have to take her for that test,,,after the reports come i need to revert back to you,,,am i right
Doctor :   a doctor will advise which test so you need to meet a doctor first
User :   but will this test name not help them do it
Doctor :   please fil this and say when done
User :   done
Doctor :   is there any thing else that i can help?
User :   Please confirm,,,can i say the test name u have given to drs. and ask them to do so...
User :   provisional diagnosis
Doctor :   pem
User :   Will u help me in some good syrups which might help her feel hungry
User :   am sorry u mean >>> pem
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   protein energey malnourishment
User :   is that a syrup name ?
Doctor :   no it is the provisional diagnossis
User :   am confused dr. Give me an syrup name for feeling hungry
Doctor :   aptevate syrup
User :   alright,,,thanku,,,,
User :   hope thats a syrup name you had given.
Doctor :   yes its the same
User :   ok dr. thanku...see you then.
Doctor :   but i would suggest you meet a peadiatrician
User :   sure,,,i would do that,,,,but its just for my satisfaction again.
Doctor :   ok
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User :   ok bye
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