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Constipation in a 1 year old baby - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you?
User :   good afternoon dr.
Doctor :   Good Afternoon
User :   my son he is 1 year old.
Doctor :   ok
User :   he is having a civier constipation problem
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   since when is the problem present
User :   we r giving enough water and vegetables.
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   did you chat with us earlier?
User :   for the past 1 week.
User :   yes dr.
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   is he still having constipation?
User :   regarding myself. i had hyranya opearation.
User :   yes dr.
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   do you mean hernia?
User :   what we can do for this?
User :   yes dr.
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   as for the constipation he should be evaluated
Doctor :   stop giving him gripe water
Doctor :   and take him to a pediatrician
Doctor :   have you stopped the formula feeds?
User :   formula feeds means?
Doctor :   like cerelac or farex
User :   we r not giving that.
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   are you giving him more dietary fibre?
User :   we used to give raagi.
Doctor :   ok
User :   and afternoon rasam rice with vegetables
User :   evenin biscut.
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   i suggest that you get him examined physically by a pediatrician
Doctor :   he may need a few tests like thyroid profile
Doctor :   and may be an ultrasound scan apart from physical examination
Doctor :   as you have tried for a week
Doctor :   it is better to get him evaluated
Doctor :   what is the frequency of his motion?
User :   he used to go daily
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   and now?
User :   now also like that only.
User :   but he is having a very tight motion.
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   then i suggest that you continue giving him the fibre diet
Doctor :   and plenty of oral fluids
Doctor :   also he should be made to drink a lot of fluids
User :   so no need to go for dr. isn't it?
Doctor :   early in the morning
Doctor :   once a day is actually normal
Doctor :   just try giving him more fluids
Doctor :   if it doesnt work then you may have to take him to a pediatrician
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