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Newborn always crying. What could be the problem? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 23-Nov-2013
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Doctor:I am
Doctor:how can I help you?
User:Myself XXXXXXX
Doctor:Hello Mr. XXXXXXX
Doctor:please proceed with your question
User:i have a new born 18 days baby female
User:always crying
Doctor:oh, okay, Congratulations
Doctor:Yes, I can understand your problem
User:oh thanks, one of doctor suggested MMS powder give
Doctor:go ahead
Doctor:no way
Doctor:please do not give any powder or any other thing except breast milk
User:now the baby weight is 2.8 kgs
Doctor:what was her birthweight?
User:Mother milk is not sucking baby from starting
User:birth weight is 3 kgs
Doctor:I think we did have a chat about the same issue a few days back right?
Doctor:and I had advised you to consult a neonatologist in St John's hospital
User:you are right, however we consulted doctor he suggested that powder
Doctor:which doctor did you consult?
Doctor:did you go to the St John's hospital
User: Pediatrician child care clinic
Doctor:Mr. XXXXXXX there is a reason why I had instructed you to consult a neonatologist in St John's hospital
Doctor:I am a trained neonatologist myself
Doctor:that means I do treat new born babies, that is immediately after birth till 1 month
Doctor:I had clearly told you not to go to any pediatrician,
User:ok,, but my wife's home stays in chamrajpet its too far to come st. johns hospital
Doctor:I had asked you to consult a neonatologist specifically because the poor weight gain and poor feeding are always due to bad positions while feeding
User:im sorry to say..
Doctor:In that case I am really sorry I can not help you much
Doctor:the problem is not simple
Doctor:and believe me, bottle feeding will make the problems worse
Doctor:I have seen small babies dying due to bottle feeding
User:still the baby drinking with spoone of her mother milk
Doctor:was your baby born before dates?
User:oh my god ...
User:1 week before date
Doctor:that is not that bad
Doctor:but still significant
User:please give me your contact no.?
Doctor:I will tell you one important thing
Doctor:the more your wife feeds your baby
Doctor:the more milk she will produce
User:so that i can fix appointment with you....
Doctor:If you need to talk to me directly, you will have to use the "request doctor call" from your dashboard
User:oh ok
Doctor:or else you can send a mail to our customer care team asking for a call back from doctor
User:ok fine
Doctor:but that will not possible if you don't have the particular option
Doctor:I request you to kindly arrange for an appointment with a neonatologist near to your wife's place
User:ok sure
Doctor:because even if you XXXXXXX me, I will not be able to help you without actually examining your baby and the mother
Doctor:we will have to look for so many things in the new born babies
Doctor:because there are many reasons for a baby not feeding properly
Doctor:and some of the reasons are serious
Doctor:and some are not that serious
Doctor:that is the reason I had requested you to consult a neonatologist in the beginning itself
User:if you don't mind, can you come and check in my wife's house? because my wife cannot come outside her delivery was sigerian operation..
Doctor:I live in Bangalore, and I work here
Doctor:you know how difficult it is right?
Doctor:You send a mail to our customer care team
Doctor:or talk to the medical team in the morning
User:but they come?
User:then how to consult?
Doctor:I could have done something if your wife was in Bangalore
Doctor:but you are saying Chamarajpet right
User:yes she is in bangalore only
User:chamarajpet in K.R. market
User:near KR market
Doctor:oh, in that case you can easily visit St John's hospital
Doctor:St John's hospital is in Koramangala
User:i have told to my wife she cannot come over i have told that day itself
Doctor:There are ways Mr XXXXXXX
Doctor:You can arrange for a cab
User:time slot?
Doctor:If you can't go to St John's, you can visit XXXXXXX XXXXXXX children's hospital in Jayanagar, near NIMHANS
User:you are in which hospital?
Doctor:I don't work in any hospital now
User:can i know, what was a consult fee??
Doctor:Mr. XXXXXXX I am not working in hospitals
Doctor:and I have not yet started my clinic
Doctor:so you can not consult me
User:that day you have told rs. 150/-, am i right?
Doctor:All I can do is to suggest to you to talk to the medical team in the morning and explain your problem and see if they agree for a house visit
Doctor:I had told you about the consultation fees in St John's hospital
Doctor:I had not told you about my consultation fees because I do not have a clinic
User:ok thanks soo much
Doctor:I have told you this many times
User:ok thanks
Doctor:Please ask for
User:in which hospital?? st. XXXXXXX or XXXXXXX XXXXXXX hospital?
Doctor:and explain your problem and request him if can make a home visit on special consideration
Doctor:Now I am talking about WWW.WWWW.WW
Doctor: is the medical team Head in WWW.WWWW.WW
Doctor:he is my boss, so you should discuss about the house visit
Doctor:and XXXXXXX XXXXXXX hospital is Government hospital, so the fees will be very less
Doctor:St John's hospital is a private, but charitable hospital, so the fees in St John's hospital will also be less
User:ok thanks for you kind information...
Doctor:and If you go to St John's hospital, you should ask for Dr. XXXXXXX XXXXXXX or Dr. Swarna XXXXXXX
Doctor:My personal advice to you is
Doctor:please go take your wife and baby in a car to St John's hospital
Doctor:because St John's hospital is the best in treating new born babies in the whole country
User:was it a fix appointment before??
User:oh nice
User:immediately they can see??
Doctor:You don't need to fix any appointment to consult doctors in St John's hospital
User:oh good
Doctor:they see immediately if you go by around 9 am
Doctor:is there anything else I can help you with?
User:so i wanted to know doctors timings, im staying in
Doctor:this time, please go and see the doctors I have suggested
Doctor:the doctors will be available from morning 9 am to 4:30 pm
Doctor:from monday to saturday
Doctor:I will not answer your chat next time if you do not consult the doctors in St John's hospital
User:ok sure will consult it...
User:thanks for your concern
Doctor:You are wlecome
Doctor:is there anything else I can help you with?
User:and yesturday, my wife's passed a motion she was telling that blood will bleeding
Doctor:does she have pain while passing motion?
User:now she taking ayurvedic medicine now pain has stopped
Doctor:in that case your wife also needs to be seen by a gynecologist and a surgeon
User:in which hospital to take her??
Doctor:so the best thing will be to go to St John's hospital
Doctor:St John's hospital has all types of doctors
Doctor:if you go to St John's hospital, you can consult for your baby as well as your wife
Doctor:Is there anything else I can assist you with Mr. Naresh?
User:nothing thanks
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