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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Excellent Posted in: Thyroid Problem and Hormonal Problems
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you?
User :   Thanks for your quick response, can i ask my querry
Doctor :   yes
User :   I am having the problem of thyroid. My baby is 11 months old. He is weighing around 8.5 kgs and height is 70 cm. Doctor says his height is less than normal. What is the normal height? Will my baby will also have the problem of thyroid. Pls suggest.
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please fill these details -Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Dependents: Yes/ No
User :   Age: 30 Gender: Female Occupation-Service Location: India, Married Dependents: Yes
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   are you on medications right now for thyroid?
User :   Yes
Doctor :   if yes, what medications?
User :   I am taking Thyronomm tablets-75 mg daily at morning
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   was your delivery uneventful?
Doctor :   were there any delivery complications?
User :   No, it was normal
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   was your baby normal after delivery?
User :   Yes
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   are you still breast feeding your baby?
User :   Yes, but as I am working, I breast feed at night and morning only
Doctor :   are you giving him solid food
User :   Yes
Doctor :   in addition to breast milk?
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   does he have any other problems like infections
Doctor :   diarrhea?
User :   No, nothing
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   is he smiling and sitting up?
User :   Yes, everything is normal
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   are you and your husband short statured?
User :   No, my height is 5'5 and my husband is 6"
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   it is
Doctor :   most probably normal variation
Doctor :   the catch up growth will usually occur by itself
Doctor :   i suggest that you get a thyroid profile done for your baby
Doctor :   to rule out any deficient thyroid function
Doctor :   i also suggest that you give a good healthy protein diet to the baby
Doctor :   like dal, egg
Doctor :   soya
Doctor :   are you there?
User :   Yes, I am here
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   is the baby adequately vaccinated?
User :   I m feeding the baby with cerelac available market according to age, is it Ok. Yes he is vaccinated regularly.
Doctor :   i suggest that you avoid cerelac
Doctor :   i suggest that you give the baby soft homecooked food
Doctor :   preferably boiled to retain the nutrition
Doctor :   give him bananas and other fruits
Doctor :   cerelac and other formulations are not advised nowadays
Doctor :   they are not good dietary supplements
User :   Does banana increase weight
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   it is energy and calorie dense
Doctor :   it also has several micronutrients
Doctor :   give khichdi with ghee
User :   Is XXXXXXXX good. I have heard that it increases constipation. Is it true?
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   i mean XXXXXXXX is good
Doctor :   it is a good baby food
Doctor :   also make your baby play a lot
Doctor :   especially playmates of his age
Doctor :   try to give him building blocks and other stimulating games
Doctor :   keep him physically active
User :   He plays a lot and is active. Thank you Doctor for your suggestion. It was nice chatting with you.
Doctor :   Have you filled the feedback form which I have sent?
Doctor :   also get his thyroid profile done to rule out any problem
Doctor :   with the thyroid
User :   Oops i missed, pls send it again. Bye
Doctor :   did you get it now?
User :   Yes, I filled it
Doctor :   Is there any thing else that I could help you with?
User :   Thanks doc, will connect to you latter. Thanks again, Bye
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting Health care magic. Bye for now. Please refer your friends to our service
Doctor :   bye for now
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