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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help
User :   HEllo Doctor,
User :   my name is XXXXXXXX
User :   i have a son named XXXXXXXX and he is 15months old
Doctor :   ok
User :   from the time he was 3 months old whenever he passes stools there is streaks of blood
User :   can u pls tell me what is the prob
Doctor :   0ok
User :   when we consulted the ped he told me it is CMPI
Doctor :   does the child cry?
User :   whenever he passes stools he presses his stomach and sometimes cries
Doctor :   ok
User :   he lies on his stomach
Doctor :   is he stops crying after that
User :   yes
User :   iam stll breast feeding also
Doctor :   i think this needs to taken to doctor as early as possible
User :   we consulted a doc in kerala and got a colonoscopy done
User :   and they said it was crones
User :   will a child get crones at such young age
User :   we consulted a gastro and he told us it was not crones but it is
Doctor :   Ok
User :   cmpi
Doctor :   what is CMPI
Doctor :   Please explain i mean expand
User :   cow mik protein intollerance, i do not feed him cows milk
User :   but i used to have cows milk
User :   is it affecting himthrough my breast milk
Doctor :   May not be
Doctor :   breast milk has very less possibility of intolerance
User :   then
Doctor :   was the scan done
User :   yes a colonoscopy was done and whenwe saw the pictures there waslot of ulsers in his large intestine
User :   and the doc said it was crones
User :   what is crones can it affect a small baby
Doctor :   Crohn's disease
Doctor :   it usually affects teen and young adults
Doctor :   but very rarely in Children
User :   the gastro in bangalore said that it is cmpi and not crohn's
Doctor :   it has blood and mucus coming in the motion
User :   yes
Doctor :   I woudl go with CMPI
Doctor :   basing on the statistics
User :   if a baby has CMPI what are the altenative foodwhich can be given and can i have cows milk
Doctor :   Yes there are some alternatives
Doctor :   you said that the age is 6 months
Doctor :   right?
User :   he is now 15 months
User :   and weighs only 8kg
Doctor :   soy millk formulas are very good
Doctor :   there are hypoallergenic
Doctor :   formulas are available
Doctor :   which dont cause too many problems
Doctor :   they are pre digested and prepared especially for these childern
Doctor :   The food should contian more of organic vegetables and fruits
Doctor :   are yoiu still breast feeding
Doctor :   the baby
User :   but some babies are allegic to that after i started giving soy the frequency havent stopped even the no of times he passes stools also he passes stools around 7 times
User :   yes iam still breast feeding
Doctor :   Did the doctor say to continue it
Doctor :   breast feeding
Doctor :   The breast feed would not be beneficial in any way to the baby after 6 to 9 months
User :   doc told me to give him only at night
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   He must had given the advice as an alternative to the Cow milk allergy
Doctor :   so that some formula goes to the child
Doctor :   Is the stool test done for lactose intolerance
Doctor :   for reducing substances
User :   yes
Doctor :   what was the result
User :   the stool test was done when he was 2 months then when he was 6 months there was pus cells
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Wasnt that done latest
User :   no should we get it done immediately
Doctor :   What was the doctor diagnosis when you visited him the latest
Doctor :   Is that CMPI by the Gastro
Doctor :   enterologist
Doctor :   ?
User :   yes
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Now you would like me to guide for alternative foods, is that correct?
User :   yes doc
Doctor :   even the soymilk is not tolerated
Doctor :   right?
User :   yes
Doctor :   I shall say that to you
Doctor :   in brief
Doctor :   Try making your own rice milk by long-cooking Basmati or short brown rice with water (4-6 hours),
Doctor :   straining, and adding whey powder
User :   i planning to stop breast feeding but baby does nt sleep until he breast feeds i thought if i could start bottle feed
Doctor :   Oh
Doctor :   he is habituated
Doctor :   to it
Doctor :   now
User :   yes
User :   iam finding it very difficult
Doctor :   YOu would have attempted nipple mimcs
Doctor :   mimics
User :   no
Doctor :   You can prepare the rice milk and start using the nipple mimics in the bottle
Doctor :   for sometime
Doctor :   one more thing is give calcium supplementation
User :   gasto has prescribed ostrocalcium
Doctor :   should select a brand fortified with vitamins A and D and calcium,
Doctor :   because the cow milk has these and when you are avoiding these
Doctor :   you should supplement through other products
User :   ok
Doctor :   try to supplement fat foods for good brain develpment
Doctor :   THe best advice i would give you is
Doctor :   to speak with a nutritionist or dietician
User :   ok
Doctor :   which many mothers will miss
Doctor :   You can ge tthe dietician online
Doctor :   at
Doctor :
Doctor :   website
Doctor :   or go personally to one
Doctor :   near your area
Doctor :   Ok
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