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Constipation in babies - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Growth and Development in Children
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User :   Hi, my two months old baby has not passed stool the entire day. Is this normal? When should i be more concerned?
User :   She had loose motion last night and i gave her colic aid in the evening and later i gave her colimax in the midnight
Doctor :   hello
User :Hi
User :   ok. Hope you already know my question which i typed just a few mins back doctor oberoi
Doctor :   yes i did
User :   will be grateful to have your help
Doctor :   i will be answering all your queries
Doctor :   dont worry
Doctor :   just give me one min please
Doctor :   is your baby taking the feed properly today ?
User :   yes
User :   totally
User :   passing urine and gas frequently
User :   even burping, looks fine
User :   she is only on breast feed
Doctor :   any discomfort ?
User :   no
Doctor :   well the constipation in this case is because of the medication the baby was given
User :   ok
Doctor :   we are only concerned if the baby shows distress
Doctor :   or fever
User :   ok she shows none as of now
User :   is feeling hungry frequently
User :   so am feeding her properly
Doctor :   thats a good sign
User :   so this medicine effect might wear off by tomorrow am hoping
Doctor :   yes it will
Doctor :   do wait till tomorrow afternoon
User :   ok great! sure.
User :   else should i take her to the doc later?
Doctor :   yes then you should
Doctor :   but i can assure you she will be fine till morning
User :   ok thanks a lot for ur help
Doctor :   since she is feeding well so thats a very positive sign
Doctor :   your most welcome
Doctor :   is there anything else i can help you with ?
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