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Stomach colic problem - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you
User :   Hi doctor!
User :   my son is 2.2yrs old and his stomach is frequently getting hard
User :   we consulted the doctor and initially we were told that its the stomach colic problem and he suggested colic aid syrup
User :   still the problem existed even after giving colic aid for 6-7 weeks
Doctor :   Has it been since the start or XXXXXXXX been only recently
Doctor :   Like form his birth or only recently
Doctor :   getting hard
User :   not from birth, its started from 2months back
User :   we consulted the doctor again and when he examined throughly he found that stomach pain and irritation near the bum is because of the worms
User :   we have given him the syrup for worm last week
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   did you have any worms in his stools
User :   but yester night i could again find his stomach hard
Doctor :   After the Syrup that you have given
Doctor :   ok
User :   i could not find in the stool since they are very small itseems
Doctor :   Has it got any relation to his Diet
User :   doctor showed us with the device
User :   yes his diet is improved after giving syrup
Doctor :   after food or even before he its starting the foods r while he has been Cryoing
Doctor :   Crying
User :   only when he gets that irritation in the stomach and bum area he will start crying
Doctor :   Was the sample sent to the Lab for the diagnosis of worms
User :   and that is happening very irregular intervals
User :   could not find any pattern
Doctor :   ok
User :   no sample sent
Doctor :   Did you get the stool tested for Worms
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   that will need to be done since you can confirm the Worms infestation and also the Type of worms that he has been carrying
Doctor :   And then the appropriate De worming can also be done..
User :   any use from finding out the type of worms
User :   how long it will take for the worms to compelte go off after the medication is completed
Doctor :   The appropriated Anti Helminth Drug can be started since there Are few of them that would not respond to the commonest drugs that are used..
Doctor :   does he pass Hard of soft stools and does he cry while passing Stools
User :   no its soft stool and he does not cry while passing stool
Doctor :   common roundworms (Ascaris lumbricoides), hookworms, whipworms, pinworms, heart worms, Strongyloides, Stercoralis, Ancylostoma, caninum, toxocara worm and trichinosis are the common once
Doctor :   that can infect humans
Doctor :   Pinworms can infect one in five children.
Doctor :   Female worms crawl out of the anus and lay about 15,000 eggs per day.
User :   ok
User :   how do we prevent this?
Doctor :   maintain the Proper Hygiene after your Child defecates
Doctor :   and give him some Wash and Clean Nappy soon after his Defecation
User :   should we give any worm syrup at regular interval of time
Doctor :   Avoid touching his stool and getting in contact with him without washing hands
User :   ok
Doctor :   Yes until your not completely sure of having the De worming done
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Doctor :   even if elderly people are touching the child it would need to be after washing theire hands be it after food r Motions..
User :   ok
User :   thanks so much for the help
Doctor :   You are welcome
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User :   sure
User :   bye
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