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Deworming medicine for a 1.5 year old - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   Dr XXX HERE
Doctor :   hOW CAN I HELP YOU
User :   Hi I need to discuss regarding my 1.5 year old son
Doctor :   ok
User :   today in his stool i saw some worms
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Is his growth and development up todate
Doctor :   worms are common in infants
User :   yes, only for the first time saw this
Doctor :   this can be solved by a simple deworming procedure
Doctor :   given by a prescription medicine
Doctor :   taken once in 15 days
Doctor :   once this is done, your kid will be fine
Doctor :   Are you there ?
User :   ok can u kinddly advise what medication
Doctor :   Sorry since i have not examined him, i cannot prescribe a medicine online
Doctor :   You will have to see a doctor and get a prescription
User :   any home medication and will this require stool test
Doctor :   but rest assured, this is not a major problem
User :   ok
Doctor :   home meds are not effective, as this needs a deworming medicaton
Doctor :   a stool test can be done, if the initial deworming is not effective
Doctor :   But most worms are effectively killed by the meds
Doctor :   Are you there ? Is there anything else i can help you with ?
Doctor :   I FEEL THAT you have moved on to a different page
Doctor :   please log back in if you have any other medical query
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