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Remedy for frequent gastrointestinal infections in a 5 year old - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Digestion and Bowels
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   Hii doctor...
Doctor :   good evening
User :   My daughter keeps getting frequent gastointestinal infections
User :   aged 5 years
Doctor :   since how long
Doctor :   since birth isit
User :   mostly starts off with vomiting and diarrhea
User :   its almost a problems since she was an infant
Doctor :   ok
User :   with the frequency between infections changing
Doctor :   does she have any allergy
Doctor :   did this problem since the time she was put on weaning foods?
User :   of late she has been getting it frequently and she has just recovered from one a few day back
Doctor :   ok
User :   We have not got her tested for any allergy
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details of the person-Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Weight and Height.
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   any kind of food which makes her get this problem?
User :   5 yeras, female, XXX ,XXX , she is underweight
User :   about 16 kgs now
Doctor :   ok
User :   recent bloodwork showed she has less was 12 something
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   when was it done?
User :   about a month back
User :   of late for about a month or so she has been complaining aching in her arm (near elbow) and knee joints
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   anytime stool examination was done?
Doctor :   or stool culture as well

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