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Shoulder got dislocated for a child - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 01-Mar-2013
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Doctor:Dr Anvekar here
User:I have query about my daughter
User:She is 2 yrs old
Doctor:sure, please proceed
User:While palying at home 2 times her shoulder get dislocated (not same shoulder)
Doctor:when were the episodes, ?
User:i met dr they did something (like sqeeling) and her hand become normal .
User:Dr said it is common in children that they tendency of dislocation the joints slightly
User:nothing to worry
Doctor:ok, so they rotated the arm, so that it can get into the shoulder socket
User:ok..ya same thing he did
Doctor:in kids, the shoulder is not fully formed
User:but nothing to worry na
Doctor:so any severe movements, out of the way can cause such dislocations
Doctor:yes, nothing to worry
User:ok..1 month back it happened
User:and after doctor rotated the arm she becomes normal
User:and her right arm dislocated in XXXXXXX ....
Doctor:there is nothing to worry
User:i just want to confirm nothing is to be worry na
Doctor:just ask your daughter, to be careful with her arm movements
Doctor:and with time, everything will be fine
User:ok...She is just 2 yrs old na...So its very difficult to tell her... still i tell her again ang again so she will play carefully
User:Thnx. one more query abt her
User:In general..
User:How much milk should I give to her at this age...
User:i want to taste her different types of food...
Doctor:as much as she wants
User:but she likes a milk very much....
User:I fear that she doesn't eat rice chapati etc( She eats but less)
Doctor:there is no specific requirement of milk for a kid
User:ok..I fear I am giving her too much milk even if she is 2 yra.. she should test diffeent food type so she will like it
Doctor:3 glasses of milk, per day can be considered minimum
Doctor:but kids usually prefer somthing tasty, rather than the nourishing value
User:i give her 4-5 glasses.....
User:it is OK na
User:4-5 glasses in 24 hrs
Doctor:so u need to prepare something that stimulates their tastebuds ,
Doctor:yes, that is fine
User:ya...i actually wanted to.....
User:but beacause of Job its very difficult for me to develope her habit
User:as I can give her full day attention only on sat and sun
Doctor:i understand
Doctor:there is no need to worry about that
Doctor:as with time, kids grow up and understand
User:At what extent ready juices like Tropicana, Maza, Slice are good for children
User:I try to give her tropicala flavour of mango, Lichi etc
User:is it safe
Doctor:they are fresh fruit juices
Doctor:and they are very safe
User:ok..thanx a lot...u resolved my queries.....
User:i was wooried...due to her shoulder problem
User:thanx a lot.....
Doctor:You are very welcome
User:bye.. have a nice day
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