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Bluish tongue, 7.5 months - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   User :   hello doctor, XXXXXXXX here
Doctor :   How may i help you?
User :   i have a question for our 7.5 month old baby gir
Doctor :   Ok proceed
User :   we just noticed recentely that her tongue seems bluish (not from front but under deep side).
User :   otherwise she is all fine
User :   i searched internert
User :   lots of people say same things
Doctor :   Since when

User :   but no reasons
User :   not sure when
User :   because she is always brestfeed
Doctor :   Did you get her examined by paediatrician
User :   so we only used to see milk attached
User :   no we will take appointment
User :   but i thought i would ask you quickly on here while we seek doc appointment
Doctor :   ok
User :   her lips are all pink
Doctor :   let me breif you
User :   so no oxygen issue shud be there
User :   is this normal ... thats what i wanna ask doc
Doctor :   Yes it s normal
User :   thank god
Doctor :   It more concerned to mineral deficiecy
Doctor :   And leastly due to anemia
User :   you mean like iron?
Doctor :   Thats why you need to get her examined to get the exact cause
Doctor :   Yes iron is one of the causes
User :   ok
Doctor :   Its nothing drious
Doctor :   *serious
User :   doctor she is on breastfeed but she also takes powedered to cover up
User :   but she eats less
User :   she is slim
User :   and she is on goat powerderd milk
Doctor :   usually babies need extra supplements after 6 months
User :   we started giving her once a day rice cerelac, shud we increase?
Doctor :   Breast feeds are sufficient only till 6 months after should give extra feeds
Doctor :   Yes should increase solids if she eats
Doctor :   Add more of pulses and cereals
Doctor :   Fruit smashes
User :   banana?
User :   apple?
Doctor :   Yes
User :   can we give ger nesle four fruits cerelac too?
Doctor :   Yes u can
User :   ok thanks
User :   can we give her smash XXXXXXXX now?
Doctor :   Is there anything else i can help you with?

User :   its night here
Doctor :   Yes
Doctor :   Yes
User :   she will be going to sleep
User :   so i ask for XXXXXXXX is ok
User :   ?
Doctor :   If she awake then give her
User :   ok
User :   thanks
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me

Doctor :   Bye for now
User :   bye
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