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Constipation in a 3 year old - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   hi
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can I help you
User :   ya doctor i told you that wen i stipped brest milk she is constipated
User :   due to electric failure i unable to contine
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   What is the age
Doctor :   Please confirme the detials
Doctor :   YYYY@YYYY Mobile : 0000
User :   3 and haf years
User :   i am helpless
User :   yes
User :   now plz u advise me
Doctor :   there seems to be one number short
Doctor :   0000
Doctor :   Diet is the answer
User :   0000
User :   wat to do
User :   why it is happening
Doctor :   Your baby must have intrinsically low intestine motility
Doctor :   which is not worrisome
User :   means
Doctor :   Some babies intestines dont move as rapidly to pass stools
Doctor :   after the foods are introduced
User :   then wat to do
Doctor :   You should try to add more fibres to the diet
User :   like
User :   i am giving soya,juice banana,idli
Doctor :   Yes
Doctor :   these are good
Doctor :   But water is important
Doctor :   You can have better diet chart with the help of a dietician
User :   ya she is takin more than haf litre in a day
Doctor :   please visit and register at, you can also call them alternatively at 0000
Doctor :   they help in diet individualistically
Doctor :   there is a chat too I guess
User :   is there any test is required
Doctor :   Nothing is required
Doctor :   I hope you are following up with the pediatrician
User :   today also six days she is trying like anything but uanble to pass
Doctor :   Please fill the feedback form while I type the information you needed.
User :   yes our doctor told to depend only on food for three months
Doctor :   Yes
Doctor :   so did he direct you to the dietcian to form the menu
User :   no
Doctor :   Yoiu should do that for the painfree stool and soft stools
Doctor :   are you there
User :   ya
Doctor :   Is there any thing else that I could help you with?
Doctor :   any questions
User :   u know doctor today six days she unable to pass motion
Doctor :   O
Doctor :   you should have got an enema done
Doctor :   to relieve the pressure
User :   enema that suppositors
Doctor :   Yeah
User :   our doctor told not to use it more
User :   as usual sometimes after two weeks also she is not passing than only i am usin enema
Doctor :   Yes but it can be used in such situations wherein the baby is too irritable to pass stool
User :   any side effect is there
Doctor :   it immediately relieves the pressure
Doctor :   The enemas are different types
User :   dulcolax is different
Doctor :   Dulcolax is fine
User :   aany side effect is there
User :   if i will use it
Doctor :   If you use it regularly
Doctor :   you may have sideeffects
User :   like
Doctor :   but if the baby is too irritable to passs motion
Doctor :   like now
User :   ya she sufferingh
Doctor :   you can use it once in a while
User :   i will try
User :   thank u
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