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Colostomy, absence of anus, gap in the stomach, cyst in the kidney, taken amitax injection to reduce pus cells, urine infection, fever, burning while urinating, not gaining weight, - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Hello Sir,
My new born baby is 10 days old. He got operated for Colostomy, his anus was absent when he was born. So they operated and made gap in side stomach. We also tested his Kidneys and before operation. They his kidneys are working 80%. He has Cyst in his kidneys. Is that curable automatically ?. Is that something we need to do now or later stage.?
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Good evening.
User :   hi i have question here
User :   my wife is having an issue with urine infection.
User :   the report shows puz cells 10-15
User :   reaction acidic
Doctor :   Ok
User :   she already took madicine and injection Amitax which was told by doctor and they also told this is the power ful injection
User :   this was injucted after she delivered baby and it has been one and half month
Doctor :   Ok
User :   when she delivered the puz cells were 80-90 and after injection it reduced to 15-20 after 15 days
User :   and again after one week we checked it was around 5-7
User :   again we check before two days and again increased to 10-15
Doctor :   Ok
User :   not sure what can be done to prevent urine infection, as she cant take medicne as she is feeding to baby
Doctor :   Is she having symptoms of burning sensation while passing urine, increased frequency of urination / fever?
User :   sometime she gets fever
User :   burning is there
Doctor :   Presence of burning sensation and fever indicates that she has an active infection and needs to be treated.
Doctor :   I would suggest you to consult a doctor who can prescribe her suitable antibiotics for a few days.
Doctor :   In the meantime, she needs to consume plenty of water.
Doctor :   Increase water consumption will help flushing the infection out.
User :   yes she is taking plenty of water
Doctor :   There have been good reports of improvement with use of cranberry juice.
Doctor :   You may ask her to take a glass of cranberry juice twice a day.
User :   ok
Doctor :   She should recover with it.
Doctor :   To prevent future infection, she needs to continue good water consumption,
Doctor :   avoid sexual intercourse for a while.
Doctor :   Maintain a healthy personal hygeine.
Doctor :   Have you followed?
User :   yes
Doctor :   Do you have any other query?
User :   nothing, i will try the same you suggested, thanks. I have another question for my baby
User :   he is around 45 years old now
User :   sorry 45 days
Doctor :   Ok
User :   he was taking dexolac special care
Doctor :   Ok
User :   doctor suggested Nan1 few days back
Doctor :   Ok
User :   after taking this he is going motion with liquid
Doctor :   Ok
User :   should i stop giving Nan ?
User :   and he is not gaining wait
User :   his wait is 2.4kg
User :   not sure why he is not gaining
Doctor :   Stomach and intestines of neonates is not fully developed to adjust to sudden changes in diet till age of 4 to 6 months.
Doctor :   Probably the recent new formula feed may have induced the changes.
Doctor :   It is expected to settle slowly and gradually.
Doctor :   However I would suggest you to report to your pediatrician, if you find the loose stools concerning.
Doctor :   As far as weight is concerned,
User :   yes today we consulted he told to stop immediately as his weight is less and told us to give some other milk powder
User :   any reason he is not gaining weight?
User :   or the food we are giving is not sufficiant?
Doctor :   Weight change is a gradual process.
Doctor :   Most Indian kids have very small weight gain during the first 3 months of age.
Doctor :   on the contrary some loose weight initially before putting on weight.
Doctor :   Since his weight has been constant, it does not worry me.
Doctor :   As long as your kid is active, feeding well, does not suffer from recurrent infections
Doctor :   do not worry.
Doctor :   Continue the feeds as advice.
Doctor :   you should see some weight gain after 3 months of age.
User :   because doctor gave some oil to mix with milk he also told he should gain atleast 300g which didnt happen so iam worried
Doctor :   Do not worry.
Doctor :   Continue the feeds as adviced.
User :   so till 3 months having 2.4 kg is usual?
Doctor :   The present weight depend on the birth weight.
Doctor :   May I know his weight at birth?
User :   2.6 kg
Doctor :   Normally the weight of the child is expected to double by 6 months.
User :   ok
Doctor :   Discuss with your pediatrician.
Doctor :   Breast feed him as much as possible unless contraindicated by a doctor.
Doctor :   He should be gaining weight gradually.
Doctor :   Have you followed what I have suggested?
User :   yes
User :   any thanks for the info
Doctor :   Do you have any other query?
Doctor :   Are you there?
User :   yes, i have no query, thanks
User :   Bye
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor :   Bye for now.
Doctor :   Good night.
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