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Frequent cold, 10 months baby - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   I am
User :   hello dr
Doctor :   Please go ahead
User :   i hv a query regarding my 10 month old baby
Doctor :   Yes
User :   she is her 10 month but teeth are not come till now
Doctor :   Ok,
Doctor :   Is she trying to put things in mouth
User :   yes
Doctor :   Ok, that means she is in the phase of teething
User :   ok
Doctor :   The gums are irritating
Doctor :   that is why they put things in mouth
Doctor :   DO not worry
Doctor :   It is Ok to delay the teeth
Doctor :   in eruption of teeth to 10 months
User :   and another thing is ,she is getting cold and running nose
User :   very frequently
Doctor :   How many times?
User :   3 times in a month
Doctor :   Is it severe episodes?
User :   i mean once we gave her medicine she feels better and very soon she gets running nose and cold
Doctor :   Are you making sure that there is good cleanliness around her?
User :   yes sure
Doctor :   Cleaning the toys, washing hands before touching her, cleaning the floor
User :   yup
User :   i do
Doctor :   Did you see a Pediatrician and take any opinion why this is happening?
User :   no
Doctor :   What about food?
Doctor :   What is she feeding on?
User :   nan 2,cerelac,biscutes,ots
User :   no brest feeding
Doctor :   Till what time was she breast fed?
Doctor :   Did you start on natural diets like vegetable purees, fruit pieces, rice, dahlia etc?
Doctor :   These are immunity producing foods
Doctor :   They increase the immunity in the baby
User :   but now a days she doesnt hve appetite
Doctor :   Babies never have appetite we should have patience
User :   ya we have tried these .she gets bored with the food very soon
Doctor :   change them frequently
User :   ok
User :   what should be her weight on this old?
Doctor :   No problem
Doctor :   What is her birth weight?
User :   2.85
Doctor :   The ideal weight at this age would be 6 to 7.5 kg
User :   ok then she is
User :   has normal weight
Doctor :   It is ok
Doctor :   Just be patient
User :   ok
Doctor :   She would have trouble
Doctor :   eating foods because of the teething process
User :   ok
Doctor :   Give as much mashed and boiled ones as possible
User :   ok fine
Doctor :   Natural, home made stuff is preferable if time permits
Doctor :   Variety is the key
User :   ya sure
Doctor :   Do you have any more questions?
User :   no doctor
User :   thank you
Doctor :   Thank you
Doctor :   Bye for now
User :   bye
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