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Planning for tonsuring kid who is 10 months old. Is it safe? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 25-Jul-2013
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Doctor:How can I help you today?
User:hello doctor good afternoon
User:couple of queries i have
User:regarding my kid
Doctor:Please go ahead
User:we are planning for tonsuring my kid who is 10 months back
User:who is 10 months
User:is it safe
User:i see his skull is not covered completly
Doctor:It is safe if done in safe hands
Doctor:What is the other question?
User:my nephew who is about 1.11 months
User:he is not eating with interest
User:mostly he's trying to vomit
Doctor:How old is he again?
Doctor:Sorry I did not understand
User:my nephew is not eating with interest to eat
User:and he does vomit most of the times
Doctor:If you can tell me the age again
User:1.11 months
User:1 year 11 months
Doctor:Is he being given some medicines?
User:no doctor
User:no doctor
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User:i hv reopened the session
User:thr was a browser problem it seems
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User:he was not given any medicines as such
Doctor:About your nephew, does he have any other symptoms?
User:only food intake he hesitates a lot
Doctor:Is he like that from his birth?
User:not exactly from 1 year he 's like that
Doctor:Did the caregivers do any changes in his diet, etc when he started behaving this way?
User:his mother, tried various stuff
User:but for everything he reacts the same
Doctor:When he vomits does mucus come out?
User:mucus? saliva!?
Doctor:from the stomach
Doctor:saliva is from mouth
User:nothing specific, but the intake food he spits
Doctor:The cause does not seem to be an infection
Doctor:It seems more like a behavioral cause
Doctor:It is not the fault of the kid
Doctor:We should not blame him
Doctor:That said
Doctor:We have to take it easy on him
User:but the XXXXXXX amt he does that
Doctor:If we will force food into his mouth he will develop an aversion to food
Doctor:I know
User:after he does that, he looks very free :0
User:his mother is worried about this very much
Doctor:I understand
Doctor:We need to figure out the cause
Doctor:The cause is usually the excessive intake of milk
Doctor:We need to reduce the milk intake to less than 500 ml
Doctor:We need to offer the solid food before milk
Doctor:Secondly rather than bringing food from the front
Doctor:Stand behind the kid, let him know that he needs to eat his food
Doctor:then slowly bring food while standing on the side of him
Doctor:Make the food tasty
Doctor:Since he is a picky eater
Doctor:He will not like to eat the same food more than a day
Doctor:He will like to have different recipies all the time
Doctor:Kids at this age like finger food
Doctor:Finger food means the food that kids can pick and eat
User:food means, we can anything r8?
Doctor:It may be pasta or bits of other food
User:or there any restriction like shoud have this/that et.c,
Doctor:No restrictions unless allergic to some food
User:fine doctor
User:and the last question is for me
User:what are the days to have sex , which ensures of not getting pregnancy counting from day 1 of periods
Doctor:If it is a 30 day cycle then the safe days are from day 1 to day 8 and then again from day 22 to day 30
Doctor:It is better to use contraceptive
User:yes we have done Copper T
Doctor:Copper-T works well for most women unless contraindicated
User:but still we doubt many times
Doctor:Then combine it with a condom
User:Fine doctor
User:it's basically 1-8, 22-30 r8?
User:thank you doctor
Doctor:Ovulation happens day 14
User:it means that sperm will be alive even after 4 days, that's why we should take care from 11th day
User:fine doctor, thanks for your patience in answering my queries
Doctor:ovulation may happen other days also
Doctor:Thanks for consulting me
User:appreciate your effort ,
User:thanks and c u doctor
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