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Child born pre maturely, suffering from GERD, has cold cough and fever, given calpol, derolac and OFM. Cause for symptoms?

Greetings doctor. I have 1yr 2 months baby girl. She is 1 month pre-mature and undergone many tests like New born scrrening, 2D ECHO, Chest X-Ray and regular medical tests, all are normal. But till 7 months she suffered with GERD Stage 3 and now controlled. Now she is freequently suffering with fever, cold and cough . Recently loose motions. Taking Medicine, Calpal baby drops, derolac, OFM( antibiotic ), Zyrcold & Levolin. Please advice me what could be the reason that she is effected with ?
Asked On : Mon, 18 Mar 2013
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Since your baby was premature ,her immunity compared to her peers who were term is going to be poor .See to it that she is vaccinated for both optional as well as compulsory.Her diet should be rich and well balanced with lots of veggies and fruits.You have not mentioned her weight and height these would cacth up at around 18mths and 4yrs respectively.Kids do get around 5-6 infections in a year so don't worry a lot for these minor infections.However get her routine check up at regular intervals.
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Answered: Tue, 19 Mar 2013
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