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What causes a baby to cry non stop? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 05-Jan-2014
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User:Hi I am XXXXXXX I have one year old baby girl
User:she is crying continuously from last one hour and we are not able to find the reason for crying
User:by guessing it might be because of stomach pain we gave Gripe water 2 spoons
User:but still she is crying
User:she never cried like this before without reason
Doctor:Is she hungry?
Doctor:First give her some crocin syrup
User:no i just fed my milk to her, she is full
User:ok crocin syrup of what dose?
Doctor:What other symptoms does she have?
User:we have paracetamal P-125 drops, also we have meftal -P
User:is that crocin syrup? or do we need to buy for asking exact crocin syrup
User:no other symptoms, she is getting sleep, trying to close her eyes but immedaitely statrs crying
Doctor:give her paracetamol
Doctor:ok then she is just restless for some reason
Doctor:Mostly if a kid has not taken enough solid food then they cry before sleeping
User:she wont eat solid food much daily, she only depends on my milk and waits until i come back from office in the evening
User:we tried many ways to feed solid food, but she does not open her mouth at all
Doctor:You should feed her after solid food
Doctor:Make it a rule
Doctor:She seems like fussy eater
Doctor:She will develop this habit of not eating
Doctor:Give atleast 3 hours time between two feeds and give solid food before breast milk
Doctor:Do you know her weight?
User:8.6 Kgs
User:1 yr old
Doctor:let me check
Doctor:8.6 is normal weight
Doctor:So she is growing well
Doctor:In that case if you notice any other symptoms or she continues to cry then you will need to take her to a pedatrician
User:ok i will give paracetamol now, if she cries even after giving that then we will take her to hospital
Doctor:You can wait for 1 more hour after giving paracetamol
User:paracetamol is of what dose? as per my knowledge its for fever right
Doctor:1.5 ml
Doctor:can be given four times a day
User:Thank you Dr.
Doctor:Thanks for consulting
Doctor:Take care
User:thanks for your advise.
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