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Treating crankiness in children - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Dr XXXXXX here
User :   Hello doctor,
Doctor :   Please proceed with your query
User :   My son is 1 year 4months..yest he was very cranky and crying and he was collecting his saliva in his mouth and than throwing it out from his mouth...what wud be the reason ?
Doctor :   Is he having any other problems?
User :   no probelm at all...
Doctor :   Was he doing it continously or periodic?
User :   continuously from yest afternoon...
User :   he was collecting at saliva n closing his mouth tight and thn when his mouth was full, it was coming out of his mouth
Doctor :   Whom does he stay with at home?
User :   my motherin law and miad..
User :   most of the time, he is with maid...
Doctor :   Crankiness occurs i child with because of illness, disappointment, hunger, tiredness, fear, jealousy
Doctor :   It may be that the child needs to spend more time with you.
Doctor :   Sometime when the child feels lonely then also he tries to behave like this.
User :   No doctor, i took him to my homeopathic doctor, he said may be he has got he is collecting the saliva in his mouth...
Doctor :   It can be because of worms, stomachache or cold
User :   and from the time he has born, i haven't given him medicine for worms..
Doctor :   Ok
User :   just wanted to check wid you, is it because of worms he is acting in this way
Doctor :   If he continues to do so get him examined by a pediatrician because it needs proper examination
User :   ok..
Doctor :   Without observing and examining it cannot be commented.
Doctor :   Have you followed what i have said?
User :   yes..
Doctor :   Is there anything else you would like to know?
User :   nothing, thanks...hv a nice day
User :   bye
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me, bye for now
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