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Difficulty in passing stool, 3 years old, taking Laxative - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   My name is AAAAAAA
Doctor :   Hello AAAAAAA
Doctor :   Good afternoon
User :   Can i talk to you about my daughter, she is 3 yrs old
Doctor :   Yes, sure
Doctor :   please proceed
User :   good afternoon to you aswell
User :   she is having potty prb, everyday i have to enncourage her and divert her mind for doing potty, I consult with couple of doctor, but
Doctor :   Since when is she having the problem ?
User :   whenever she is taking medicine( eg Laxative) then she pass potty, otherwise...
User :   since lat more than 1 1/2 year
Doctor :   Ok have you dewormed her in recent ?
User :   yes, we did, some 4 months back, as per her doctor advcie
User :   initially we though that she is young, so as she will grow she will feel the pressure she will pass potty, but we have to everytime encourage her , then she pass...
Doctor :   Is she on regular diet ?
User :   I exactly don't remember the name of the medicine we gave her for worm I think it was zental or something
User :   yes, she is n regular diet
Doctor :   ok, I would ask you to deworm her again now with a laxative dose
Doctor :   and do feed her with fiber rich foods like apple papaya and banana
User :   can you suggest some medicine, or shall I visit you with her
Doctor :   ISOBGOL powder mixed with milk o water given in the nights will help her
Doctor :   or*
Doctor :   this powder is very inert and do not affect the childs health
User :   ok
Doctor :   Give Apple after boiling it
User :   can we meet you or how to get an appointment?
Doctor :   It will provide her good ample of fibers
Doctor :   I am sorry i work online
Doctor :   I will not be available for consulting face to face
Doctor :   Are you there ?
User :   sorry the connection was lost
User :   i am here
Doctor :   Yes, lets continue
User :   ok what else i can give her to eat
Doctor :   Better supplement her diet with ample number of fruits
Doctor :   avoid Chapati or roti
User :   fruits like banana, apple
Doctor :   yes, papaya too
User :   ok, i give her roti every day
Doctor :   do give rice instead
Doctor :   chapatis are tough to digest in a 3 year old
User :   ok, i will give rice or may be kichri
Doctor :   yes ,thats fine
User :   can we workout some diet plan for her
Doctor :   Not much necessary
Doctor :   just supplementing with fiber rich food and
User :   ideally what can i give he rin breakfast?
User :   rava sheera, paratha, poha or so on
Doctor :   Breakfast be better with biscuits and milk
User :   how is oats for health?
Doctor :   yes, thats one good thing to be taken , am sorry i missed it
User :   oats with milk?
User :   any other suggestion
User :   ok shall we close our discussions here
Doctor :   Are you able to read me ?
User :   yes I am
Doctor :   I was suggesting to give her well boiled palak ( green leaves )
Doctor :   this will not only help her with constipation but also gets her rid of the intestinal worms
User :   thx
Doctor :   You are welocme
Doctor :   Is there anything else i can help you with ?
User :   thanks you
Doctor :   You are welcome
Doctor :   thanks for consulting me
Doctor :   Wish your child all good health
User :   thanks for your suggestion.
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