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Treatment for a vitamin D deficient baby - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Vitamins
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Practicing since : 2004
Answered : 37 Questions
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help
User :   hello doctor..
Doctor :   yes
User :   I have a 8 months old baby
Doctor :   ok
User :   Whenever i pick her up a crack sound is her near her arm pits...
User :   like the sound of a finger snap..
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   from when are noticing these?
User :   may be from a month
User :   is it something of real concern?
Doctor :   was that there every time you tried to lift the baby
Doctor :   ?
User :   ya...most of the times i picked her up
User :   doctor...r u there?
Doctor :   are you sure that sound is not from your finger crack sound
User :   ya...i'm sure...thats fro my baby...
Doctor :   ok
User :   what could be the reason?
Doctor :   it may be a dislocation of shoulder but thats rare
User :   she doesn't seem to be in pain at all...could it be a defeciency ?
Doctor :   iam not getting your question can you make it clear
User :   There is finger tapping sound when ever i pick up my baby (near her arm pits)
User : the ped had told me that she is Vitamin D defecient ...
Doctor :   ok
User :   coul it be the reason for this slight noise?
User :   may be her bones are weak or something like that?
Doctor :   that may also be possible and that suspected in
Doctor :   ususally presents around the age of 6 months
User :   is it really a cause of concern?
Doctor :   no
Doctor :   int he due course of time with adequeate medication this can be dealt with
User :   usually what is the time required to overcome this defeciency
User :   she is under medication...homeopathy
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   that varies depending on the individual
User :   the ped had diagnosed the defeciency to be very slight..
Doctor :   ok
User :   Thanku for ur time doctor...will have to attend to my baby ..
Doctor :   please fill this and say when done
User :   thanku..have a great day...
Doctor :   bye
User :   bye..
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