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Child having indigestion, suggest medication - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 12-Jun-2013
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Very Good Posted in: Digestion and Bowels
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User:Hello Doctor
Doctor:Please proceed with your query
User:This is regarding my 2 year old son.
User:He is constantly suffering from indigestion or diarrohea every 2 months
Doctor:Please proceed
Doctor:What is his current weight?
User:Is there any root cause .
User:he weighs 12 kgs
Doctor:Yes, there seems a problem
User:i try to maintain the hygene and water quality everything and avoid outside food
Doctor:Probably there is constant contamination of his intestines
Doctor:Yet again, there seems a problem
Doctor:There is a problem with the food hygiene and safety
User:I try to give him a mixture of a veg soup in the morning and vegetables for lunch and he unable to digest that
Doctor:You must recheck for it
User:Is there any medication available for the intestine contamination or i need to take care of teh hygene part?
Doctor:Have you given your son the deworming medicine?
Doctor:All right
User:Can i give it without prescription
Doctor:You may have to give him albendazole or mebedazole
Doctor:Both are prescription drugs
Doctor:Please get them prescribed by his pediatrician
Doctor:Do you have more queries?
User:and one more thing..How much of milk intake can my son take
Doctor:Up to 750ml
Doctor:Thank you too
Doctor:Is that all?
User:One last thing
Doctor:ask me
User:Can i give pediasure to my 2 year old son
Doctor:Yes, you can
User:Thank you very much
Doctor:thank you too
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