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Frequent urination in an infant - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :how can I help you?
User :   Hi Actually I am looking for a paediatirics for my 6 months old Kid..
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   I am a general practitioner
Doctor :   I believe I can help you within my expertise and If required I shall recommend a specialist.
User :   OK..

User :   Actually..
User :   my Kid was there in Delhi sinec ebirth and has just come over to Bangalore on 17th of June..
Doctor :   ok
User :   She has been urinating quite frquently since coming here..
User :   as much as 5 times in 30 mins
User :   We had got her vaccinated o 23rd anf the paedeatrist at that time told that it may be bacause of weather change..and child will adjust with time..
Doctor :   ok

User :   but even after 3-4 more days ther is not change and we are worried..
User :   will it lead to dehydration etc..
User :   what should we do..
User :is it normal?
Doctor :it may be normal
Doctor :she always urinate so frequently or there is some particular time?
Doctor :   i mean in a day
User :   all through the day..almost..
User :   more in the evening..
Doctor :how frequently she feeds
User :   is it cold?
Doctor :?
Doctor :there is no relation of cold with urination
User :   ones in 2-3 hours..
User :   OK..
Doctor :   have you noticed, does she starts urinating frequently after feeds
Doctor :   ?
User :   no such pattern..She is doing it irrespective of meals..
User :   i mean feeds..
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   after bringing to bangalore this change has occured?
User :   Yes..
Doctor :previously she was fine?
User :   yes..
Doctor :   then dont worry
Doctor :it is absolutely normal\
Doctor :   due to climatic changes only
User :   will it continue like this or get normal..i mean reduce..

User :   She is also not having any water intakes..
Doctor :   as her body systems are not so mature so she will take some more time
Doctor :   is she breast fed?

User :   and do we need to worry about dehydration?
User :   No..mostly on Lectogen and
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   dont worry,
Doctor :   no one gets dehydration due to urination
Doctor :   of there is excess watery stools then you should worry
User :   No..the frequency is high but each time the amount is very less..
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   dont worry she is not able to hold her urine, as she will grow the ca-pacity will develop
User :   and do we need to worry about water intake?
User :   currently we are just giveing her Lactogen and Cerelac..
User :   and pulses etc from just 1 week..
User :   oh..OK..
Doctor :   continue the same and dont worry about urine...., formation of urine is a complex procedure and will never lead to dehydration
Doctor :   as the body can adjust the amount of urine itself
Doctor :   it is the diarrhoea which needs attention and may lead to dehydration

Doctor :   did you follow?
User :   OH..Ok..

User :   Thanks Doctor..
User :   Also I wanted to Know if there are other means of using this facility apart from chatting like this..
Doctor :   yes you can call a doctor, but it is paid service

User :   the annual subsscription will cover that or that is sepearte?

Doctor :   annual will cover it
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