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Treatment for constipation in infants - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   I would like to discuss about my Son, he is 2.2 Years old
Doctor :   Go ahead..
User :   Problem is for past few Days, his potty is very hard
User :   but their is no blood particuls visible in it
User :   could you please suggest
Doctor :   can plz tell me what potty means
User :   Stoll
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   What is her diet consist of .
User :   I mean Stool
Doctor :   I got it.
Doctor :   What is her diet consist of .
User :   In morning 1 Bottle milk
User :   then 1 Chapatti with Some dish
Doctor :   ok
User :   @ 10 or 11 o clock some fruits
Doctor :   ok
User :   afternoon again some chappati with rice and dish
User :   around 2 o clock 1 bottle milk
User :   same for evening and night
Doctor :   okk
Doctor :   Does the dish consist of many vegetables
User :   sometimes
User :   but usually h don't like
Doctor :   I am going one by one step to solve the problem..ok
User :   ok
Doctor :   Does she drink water in between meals
User :   Yes he is
Doctor :   Because it is recent onset, there will not be any medical problems for this . OK
Doctor :   You need to add more vegetables in the diet
User :   ok
Doctor :   Give vegetables with three meals
Doctor :   How long is he sitting in the toilet?
User :   2-3 minutes
Doctor :   Does anybody watching how long he is sitting and what he is doing?
User :   yes I am
User :   as he is 2.2 years old so we baught Potty Pan for him
Doctor :   Encourage her to sit more time min 10-15 minutes
User :   ok
Doctor :   bowel training is very important
User :   what do you mean by Bowel training
Doctor :   children are inpatient to sit for long time
Doctor :   they get in and get out of the tioilet
User :   exactly
Doctor :   They should be ecouraged to set for long time
Doctor :   and told to strain
User :   ok
Doctor :   With every attempt encourage her sit and strain
User :   I have discussed with One of the doctor in New Delhi, he recomend to give him Digene on daily basis, and atleast 3 to 4 dose a day
User :   do you also recomend the same
Doctor :   It is enzyme that digest better but it not the accurate treatment
User :   ok
User :   so apart from increasing vegetables in his dieat, and encourage him to sit in toilet for long time
User :   what else you recommend
User :   I am scared about Piles
User :   due to this issue
Doctor :   Piles is uncommon in children
Doctor :   do not worry abt this
User :   hhhh, bit relief
Doctor :   If she is constipated, u can use glycerine suppository
Doctor :   now and then
User :   no he is not constipated
User :   do we also increase intake water
User :   can we give him chiken
Doctor :   Increase waer intake, vegtable intake
Doctor :   take her to walk
Doctor :   sit and train to empty bowels
Doctor :   that will take of her
Doctor :   use glycerine suppository now and then
User :   ok will do
User :   last Q, do you recommend Chiken
User :   for him
Doctor :   Yea
User :   Thank you Jagdish
User :   Will take care
User :   please also suggest, do we give Digene or not
Doctor :   U dont need to give it
Doctor :   stop that.
User :   Thank you, will do that
User :   bye bye
Doctor :   Bye
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