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Change in childrens eating habits - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   I am Dr.
User :   Hi, good afternoon
User :   Thank you for responding
Doctor :   thank you
Doctor :   bye
User :   My son is going to be 4 years old on Apr 2 and we just moved from the about a year back
Doctor :   I am sorry
Doctor :   When you said thank you for responding I thoight it was test chat
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   go ahead...........
User :   Recently he is complaining about stomach pain(mostly as soon as we start in the car) It so happens that he happens to eat that time
User :   We did see a doctor and she has given us deworm medicine and some digestive enzyme(I dont remember the medicine name) and Gelusil
User :   I was just wondering if I need to do any full physical on him. He is a poor eater and swallows his food without munching and sleeps very late in the night
User :   Hi are u there
Doctor :   I am here
Doctor :   Food habits are very important in children
Doctor :   Especially when they change the countries
Doctor :   children do get stoamch pains
Doctor :   and these pains are called growing pains
Doctor :   They are lile spasms
Doctor :   they can be due gupling of air
Doctor :   lack of proper chewing
Doctor :   inscghedules eating
Doctor :   excess eating
User :   Eats a lot of sweets and nothing spicy at all.
User :   Is it right to give him gas medication at this age
Doctor :   may be excess food intake putting pressure on colon
User :   He does not eat that much.
User :   What is your suggestion?
Doctor :   plz wait
User :   He has never had this problem until recently
Doctor :   Here I have few tips
Doctor :   1 u canuse the above medicines digestive enztmes
Doctor :   gelusis syrup when there is pain
User :   ok
User :   Should I do the deworming also
Doctor :   because u just came, i do not think it is works
Doctor :   but it is only1 pill
Doctor :   it does not hurt him
User :   Should I take him for a complete physical
Doctor :   no needs
Doctor :   keeps the bowekl movements clean
Doctor :   avoid constipation
Doctor :   give plenty of water and fruis and vegatbales
User :   Thanks a lot Doctor. Really appreciate your time and patience in clarifying my doubts. Have a nice day
Doctor :   Thank you
Doctor :   Bye
User :   bye
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