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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   hello
Doctor :   Hi
User :   my daughter is 3months old and didnt pass motion for past 5days but she passes urine that ok??
Doctor :   Is she taking feeds regularly?
User :   yes
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Didnt she pass even minimal amts
User :   yes
Doctor :   Is she showing any kind of discomfort
User :   no
User :   she is normal
Doctor :   Abdominal bloating
User :   playing laughing all fine
Doctor :   Or is she passing Gas?
Doctor :   ok
User :   she pass gas
Doctor :   Then fine
Doctor :   Nothing to worry
Doctor :   Her GIT is working fine
User :   git??
Doctor :   Is she getting and Gastro intestinal tract
User :   what would be reason for not going motion
Doctor :   Is she getting additional food along with breast feed
User :   only breast feed is given
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Its coomon for baby sometimes not to pass stools
Doctor :   The reason is her growth is increasing rapidly
Doctor :   sometimes the feeds will not be sufficient too
Doctor :   There is a change in the breast milk on the course, the milk gets nutritious and thinned
Doctor :   So this change in milk will cause the issue
Doctor :   Nothing to worry
Doctor :   In case she has any discomfort or making tight faces while passing gas
Doctor :   She might require laxatives
Doctor :   But after thorogh physical examination by the paeditrician
Doctor :   Generally the issue will be sorteed out in 4-5 days
User :   ok
Doctor :   Give her planty of water
User :   but in 3months age
Doctor :   and also increase the feeds frequency too
User :   as i had benn said to give only mothers milk for 6 months
Doctor :   Water can be given, plenty in the sense following feeds give her 50 to 100 ml
User :   oh ok
Doctor :   Water can also given whan the quantity of milk is not sufficient
Doctor :   Nothing else
User :   ok
User :   and one more question can i
Doctor :   Yes proceed
User :   her head is full of danddruff
User :   wht should i do
Doctor :   Ok
User :   fully white in colour
Doctor :   You can use only baby shampoos at present
Doctor :   Use clean combs
User :   ok
Doctor :   Try washing her hair once in to days
Doctor :   Is anyone in your family having dandruff
User :   ok
User :   i have
Doctor :   Dont use the comb which used by others
User :   ok
Doctor :   You should use Dandruff shampoos, because they are very infective
User :   and her forehead is in dark in clour and cheeks are fair
User :   why
Doctor :   means spread easily as flakes fall from the scalp
User :   ok
Doctor :   Thats fine still her melanin pigmentation will not be complete
Doctor :   That will settle down very soon
User :   so by next 3 or 4 months my bby colour will be fair evenly
Doctor :   Yes
User :   is this 24hrs service
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me
Doctor :   Bye for now
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Doctor :   plz login if you have any queries
Doctor :   bye for now
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