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Vomiting in a 1 month old baby - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   hi
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
Doctor :   are you there
User :   yes
User :   u there
User :   u there doctor
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   please go ahead with ur medical query
User :   i havea month old baby
Doctor :   ok
User :   my wife had a breast mastisis and for whic she had to go throgh the surgery to remove the puss
Doctor :   ok
User :   so her left breast is not producing enough milk so
Doctor :   ok
User :   after consulting doctor we started giving external feed
User :   till this morning he was fine
User :   but since afternoon he is vomitting
User :   could you help me with it
User :   u there
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   how many times did the kid vomit
Doctor :   how old is he
User :   one month old
Doctor :   make sure u keep the baby hydrated
Doctor :   is he crying continuously?
User :   no
User :   he is active and looks fine
Doctor :   how many times did the kid vomit
User :   3 times from evening
Doctor :   try to give him milk
Doctor :   or oral hydration
Doctor :   ORS
Doctor :   make sure the baby is well hydrated
User :   wht is oral hydration
Doctor :   give oral feeds
Doctor :   water with pinch of salt and sugar to keep the electrolyte balance
User :   but he is just 1 month old
User :   do you think its safe to give him
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   in warm water u can give him
Doctor :   it is safe
Doctor :   not hot water
Doctor :   if the baby is irritable or develops fever or vomiting doesnt stop
Doctor :   consult a paediatrician
User :   i should buy ORS from a pharmacy shop
Doctor :   yes u can buy
Doctor :   try to give mothers milk
Doctor :   that the best thing
Doctor :   u can give to ur baby
User :   ok i will do that
User :   thankl u
Doctor :   ur welcome
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