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Child is not having any motion. Giving colicaid and neopeptine. Treatment? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 03-Jun-2013
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Doctor:Good morning
User:Hello Doctor
Doctor:Please proceed with your query
User:My son who is 40 days old is not having motion since 48 hours.
User:feeding is fine.
User:and urine is fine.
User:but no potty
Doctor:Was there absolutely no passage of stools since last 48 hrs?
User:we're giving colicaid and neopeptine
Doctor:There may be some kind of an intestinal obstruction
Doctor:He needs to be examined by a Pediatrician
Doctor:Is he active generally otherwise?
User:he is active
Doctor:That is good
User:and as usual except stools
Doctor:However, it is better for him to be examined to rule out any obstruction
Doctor:If there is a problem, a tube can be passed into the anus and the stools can be drained out
User:ok. should we wait for a day or should we proceed to doctor immediately?
Doctor:You can take him in the evening today
Doctor:Meanwhile, continue to feed the baby
User:Sure. Thanks Doctor.
Doctor:Thank you too
User:Is there any impact of
Doctor:DO you have more queries?
User:taking calcium/iron tablets by my wife?
Doctor:it is good to take them
User:any impact on baby stools
Doctor:nothing as such
User:Ok Thanks a lot.
Doctor:Have a good day
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