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15 months old baby sleeps after feed - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   My 15 month old started falling asleep right after a feeding. Goes limp and very hard to wake for 30 mins.
Doctor :   Hi
User :   Hi
User :   My 15 month old started falling asleep right after a feeding. Goes limp and very hard to wake for 30 mins.
Doctor :   I did not understand the second line
Doctor :   Goes limp......
User :   yes and very hard to wake then after 30 min he is fine
Doctor :   Ok is it something new
User :   YEs
Doctor :   Since when is this problem?
Doctor :   Sorry first of all do you think this appears as a problem
User :   Yes. I dont thinkg he should want to sleep right after he wake up from nap
User :   He is active and fine then getting his feeding is hard to wake
Doctor :   How is the weight?
Doctor :   Did he attain the milestones on time?
User :   He is small and he has an ng feeding tube
Doctor :   Do you mean nasogastric tube
Doctor :   Why is it put?
Doctor :   Do you think this tube is causing the problem?
User :   was not eating well and can't eat dairy soy egg nuts wheat endoscopy showed cell that have to do with food allergies
User :   Why would the tube cause you to sleep after feeding
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   First, why is the tube put ?
Doctor :   Did the doctor say anything about it?
User :   so he would grow and stop losing weight
Doctor :   Since when is this tube put?
User :   two weeks
Doctor :   Any significant weight gain?
Doctor :   What is his birth weight?\
User :   5lbs 6oz
User :   he is 14lbs now
Doctor :   It is not bad
User :   and was 13lbs 9 oz when it was placed two weeks ago
User :   he was 16 lbs at 9 months
Doctor :   Ok, so he dropped by weight
Doctor :   and the doctor said this is because of allergy
User :   any Ideas why he falls asleep right after eating
User :   they think it hurts him to eat
Doctor :   It is bit difficult to say with out examining
User :   he is on special formula. Its elemental
Doctor :   However Is he otherwise active after getting up?
User :   yes
Doctor :   are the limbs actively moving?
Doctor :   Are his other mile stone attained properly apart from weight?
User :   just now tring to walk other then this yes
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   great
Doctor :   Limbs are moving active?
User :   limbs move when awake, but not when sleeping
Doctor :   Do you feel weakness in the limbs
Doctor :   I need some more time to answer to the best of abilities
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