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Nasal blockade, chest congestion and sleep disorder - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   My daughter has a sleep disorder and nasal and chest congestion since 6 months she is 8 months old I was given Beta methasone while carrying as there was a threat of premature delivery and I was operated for CS one week after the 9th month of pregnancy please h
User :   Hi
User :   hi doc
User :   I have seen your query.
User :   should i be seeing a pediatric pulmonologist
User :   Do you hear any wheeze ?
User :   no wheeze but rattleness
User :   Ok they might be crepitations or crackles
User :   for past 3 days im also giving her nebulization with asthalin and budecort
User :   s
User :   running nose
User :   there was also dry cough
User :   cough stopped after we started ambrodyi syrup
User :   Ok,But you have to see that these crepitions and crackles are seen in consolidation, pneumonia.
User :   ok
User :   So I would suggest you to get an X-ray, auscultatory examination done immediately.
User :   what do u exactly mean by crepitions and crackles
User :   If you can hear lung sounds something like bubbles
User :   not like bubble i hear it has vibration
User :   Are you able to hear any lung sounds even outside ?
User :   Not just by a stethoscope ?
User :   s if i put my hand on chest or back i get can feel a kind of vibration
User :   she is restless
User :   Ok. Has she been ever taken to a pulmonologist and did they mention anything like Hyaline Membrane disease ?
User :   not able to sleep even with lot of difficulty i put her to sleep she will be awake in 15 - 20 mins or max 40 mins max \
User :   no we have not taken her yet
User :   can u tell me what is tht
User :   HMD is immature alveoli due to PMD.
User :   ok
User :   So oxygenation becomes difficult.
User :   ok
User :   can nu refer any pediatric pulmonolgist in bangalore
User :   any one near whitefield
User :   ok
User :   any one near whitefield
User :   Frankly speaking I would refer either to Sagar apollo, or BGS Global.
User :   I do not know anyone at Whitefeild
User :   where is BGS Global or at manipal
User :   But probably can ask the CRM Team to send a mail across to you on that.
User :   ok
User :   BGS Global is at Kengeri
User :   oh very far
User :   do u mean to say one week after the 9th month started is a PPMD
User :   PMD
User :   ??
User :   Ater 28 weeks it is viable , only before that is PMD. but usually if it is before full term we sometimes see such cases.
User :   ok
User :   Does she sleep well at night or does she need an elevation?
User :   no elevation
User :   she sleeps well
User :   And does she wake up even at night every 15-20 mins.
User :   Ok
User :   no
User :   but she will be moving
User :   Ok.
User :   kicking her legs or searching for me in the sleep too
User :   Have you tried Nasoclear drops ?
User :   s
User :   How did they help the baby ?
User :   she s not gettin releif for long after a course of medicines or antibiotics she wil be alright for 5 -7 days n it will st agn
User :   nasoclear will help her to sleep for 30 mins
User :   Ok.
User :   nights are not sleepless as of now
User :   I would suggest a Ped.Pulmonologist,please do not delay on that.
User :   if there is a doc in manipal would be a gr8 help for me since i donot have to depend on any one i can reach there on my own
User :   Ok.
User :   hubby is very busy to take me
User :   There is one, let me tell you.
User :   ok
User :   is he a pediatric pulmonologist
User :   He is the head of Pediatrics in Bangalore Manipal, he would be having one under him.
User :   Just beside the lake , it is a good set up.
User :   yeah i know this place
User :   whaz his timing ther e
User :   or any no. to take his app
User :   would be prefferable
User :   I will ask the team to send you a mail on this
User :   tHAK YOU
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User :   Bye fo rnow
Doctor :   Hi
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