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Upper back pain, high protein diet for infants - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   hi
User :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you?
Doctor :   please proceed with your query
User :   yea am suffering from upper back pain since 3 days
User :   its very sevior
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   how did the pain start?
Doctor :   was there any injury in the area of pain?
User :   i cant able to lift or raise my hands fully
User :   no there is no injury
Doctor :   please provide your age, gender, location, occupation, height, weight, details of past medical illness if any.
User :   dont know it started very suddenly
User :   am 24 & gave birth to twins 8 months back
Doctor :   was there any activity done prior to the onset of pain, that could have precipitated it?
User :   no i dont remember such activity
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   could you describe the pain?
Doctor :   is it a dull pain? or sharp radiating pain?
User :   i dont think its dull
User :   its sevior
Doctor :   which movements aggravate the pain?
User :   while lifting my baby, or to lift any weights am feeling too much pain
User :   i cant able to raise my hands fully up
Doctor :   does the pain radiate up to neck region or down to lower back and buttocks?
User :   its neck region & shoulders
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   as per the details given by you, there probably is a sprain in upper back
User :   ok
Doctor :   Take Tab Tylenol two times a day, along with hot water fomentation
Doctor :   and topical application of Voveran Gel.
Doctor :   two to three times a day
Doctor :   for pain relief
Doctor :   If the pain is not subsiding, or the severity is not coming down, then visit and ER (emergency room)
User :   oh k
Doctor :   to get adequate pain relief by Intramuscular injections for pain relief
Doctor :   also an X-ray of upper back would be required to see what has happened
Doctor :   you can also opt for physiotherapy using shortwave diathermy, and IFT
Doctor :   which will relieve the pain
Doctor :   avoid lifting heavy things
Doctor :   when lifting baby, be in a sitting posture to minimise the strain on upper back
Doctor :   have you followed what I said?
User :   yes
Doctor :   is there anything else i can help you with?
User :   i have another question regarding my twins
Doctor :   sure, please proceed
User :   my babies r 9 months old & they not taking food & milk properly
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   what were their birth weight?
User :   they became very lean & loasing there weight
Doctor :   and what is their current weight?
User :   they were around 2 and half kilos
Doctor :   ok
User :   now they weight at 7 kilos
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   that seems to be fine, current weight should be upto 3 times the birth weight for their age
User :   they not at all taking food
Doctor :   babies tend to lose the baby fat by the time they are nearing 1 year, adequate and proper feeding will improve their growth
Doctor :   what is their eating pattern?
Doctor :   they would require more of proteins in their diet now
User :   they normal take 3 times meal per day
Doctor :   to help them gain weight
User :   but now they not even taken once in a day
Doctor :   try to fed them divided meals in small portions, 5-6 times a day
Doctor :   it will help you to feed them
Doctor :   regulargy
Doctor :   and also the entire days calory intake gets divided
User :   they taking very less food that is just 2 to 3 spoons
Doctor :   and babies also dont feel too full
User :   any medicine require for them to gain weight
Doctor :   no, medication is not required. however since they are not taking proper food, continue to give them multivitamin suppliment
Doctor :   consult their pediatrician to see if they might need any extra nutritional suppliment
User :   can u type the exact name
Doctor :   you can try this simple home recipe for giving them a high protien food
Doctor :   Infant Care Multivitamin Drops is one of them.
Doctor :   coming to the home recipe: take 1 cup each of almonds, cashew, gram, wheat, rice, beans. Roast them slightly without oil separately
Doctor :   and once they are cooled down
Doctor :   powder them separately, mix and keep
Doctor :   heat milk, bring it to boil, and add this mixture 1-2 spoons to 1 cup of milk
Doctor :   make it in a porridge like consistency until cooked
Doctor :   and give your babies atleast 2 times a day
User :   can we boil the formula
Doctor :   for more personalised diet for your babies, you can opt for Diet and Nutrition services that we have
Doctor :   yes you have to boil dteh formula to make all ingredients cook well
User :   babies r just 9 months & can we give all nuts at this stage?
Doctor :   for the baby to be able to digest them
Doctor :   not all nuts, i mentioned only 2 of them, almonds and cashew
Doctor :   in addition you can start giving them boiled and mashed eggs, properly baked chicken
Doctor :   start these im very small amounts
Doctor :   see if they are tolerating them
Doctor :   and then slowly increase the quantity
Doctor :
Doctor :   visit this link to opt for personalised diet for your babies.
User :   is there a live chat with them?
Doctor :   not really, once you place teh request, the dietitian calls you up to take relevant details of babies and cuisine
Doctor :   and then it is prepared and sent across
Doctor :   please confirm your location details and contact details (phone number and e-mail ID).
User :   Just a wait please
Doctor :   you can come over live chat with our doctors again if you need to change any food item in the plan
User :   ok
Doctor :   or if you want to add anything in it
Doctor :   you can do it judiciously
Doctor :   after consulting the doctor
Doctor :   have you followed what I have said?
User :   Yes
Doctor :   is there anything else you would like to ask me?
User :   no thanx
User :   thnanx for ur information
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User :   done
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User :   ok sure
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me. Bye for now. Wish you speedy recovery.
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