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Child having change in walking pattern. Possible reason? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 11-Jun-2013
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Doctor:Good afternoon
Doctor:Please proceed with your query
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User:Hello doctor, Glad to XXXXXXX you. I have a 18 months kid (boy). He has been walking in different manual. it's not as usual. Can I know about it?
Doctor:Like what? How is he walking?
Doctor:Tell me a bit more in depth
User:Since yesterday afternoon, he walks differently. Not in normal way as he walks.
Doctor:Did he hurt himself?
User:No. He is not feeling any pain.
Doctor:Did you check for any visible injuries?
User:Yes. No visible injuries.
Doctor:There must be something wrong
Doctor:Did he accidentally take any medicine or swallow anything?
Doctor:How is his activity otherwise?
User:Sure, he didn't swallow anything. He in normal in his activities. He eats well, plays well and sleeps well.
User:* He in -- He is
Doctor:That is a good sign
Doctor:How is his speech?
Doctor:Is it normal?
User:Normal, he shouts often, he speaks few words...
Doctor:See, I do not think there is anything seriously wrong with him
Doctor:Wait for a day and observe
Doctor:If he does not get better, then please get him examined by the pediatrician
Doctor:That is the right approach to his current condition
User:Sure doctor. FYI, there is change in right leg only. He doesn't place the foot flat.
Doctor:There must be some unknown material in his foot too
Doctor:I think it is better to get it examined by the doctor
User:Sure doctor. I will take him to doctor.
Doctor:Sure please
Doctor:Do you have more queries?
User:No doctor.
Doctor:Take care
Doctor:bye for now
User:Thanks a lot for your suggestions. Bye.
Doctor:Thank you too
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