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What casues appetite loss in a child? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 12-Nov-2014
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User:Hi , Gud Afternoon Doctor
User:my son is 2 years 4 months
User:since three days he is not eating properly
User:juice he is drinking
User:tat too by force I divert his mind and make him to drink
Doctor:What is his weight
User:food as soon as he see he claims big NO
User:he is around 12kgs
User:he has slight cold
User:also since yesterday
User:we had travelled to rameshwaram for festival
Doctor:Ok
Doctor:Was he fine during the travel and stay there
User:yes
User:first day he ate nicely
User:next day onwards his food consumption is not proper
Doctor:during travel or after coming back
User:very little quantity he ate
Doctor:How is his stool
User:he went after 2days
Doctor:ok
User:but it was normal, not too hard or loose
Doctor:Is he having water
User:yes
User:very frequently he is asking
User:for water only
User:food also by force I dump in his mouth
User:next he ask for water
User:then he eats
Doctor:Fever or stomach
Doctor:pain
User:last week he had fever
User:but he was fine before we travel
User:he never complained of stomach pain
User:is there any chances of infection in throat
Doctor:Infection can dehydrate that is why he is asking for more water
Doctor:Since he has cold and cough it is ideal to get those treated fist
User:any tonic or tablet
Doctor:Is he frequently coughing?
User:Tminic can I give
Doctor:or occasional
User:ocassional
User:he is coughing
Doctor:Yes Tminic can be given
Doctor:What was the last dose given
User:ok
Doctor:Give him soup
User:5ml
Doctor:Continue that thrice
Doctor:a day
User:ok doctor
User:any other precaution
Doctor:If it does not help in two days you should take to local doctor
User:fine doctor
Doctor:Give rice water with salt
Doctor:ganji
User:ok
Doctor:porridge
User:thank u doctor
User:shall do the same
Doctor:do not give solid, give semisolid or liquid
User:ok fine doctor
Doctor:Did you follow what I said? Can you summarize our discussion?
User:yes doctor
User:Tminic to be given thrice
User:liquids to be given
User:gangi
Doctor:Do you have any more queries?
User:nothing else
Doctor:Thanks for visiting me here. Bye for now.
User:thanks alot
User:bywe
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