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What causes pain after DTP injection in infants? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 07-Apr-2014
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User:hi
User:hi
Doctor:Hi,
Please proceed with your query
User:i have a baby female born on 31st XXXXXXX 2014
User:today i gave her 6 weeks vaccine
Doctor:Ok
User:doc said i guess dtp injection might pain so gave crocin at 1 47 pm today before she had fever
Doctor:Ok
User:baby was crying for pain in the evening at 4 37 pm today so gave her 0.5 ml crocin 2nd time
User:first time at 1 47 pm gave her 0.6 ml
User:so two times already over.
Doctor:Ok
User:now baby is sleeping but still i see in between she wakes up and cries for a while and sleep again
User:till now she woke up and cries 5-6 times
Doctor:Ok
User:if she again cries continuosly for pain breathlessly for fever or pain can i give her crocin again at night.
User:i mean wat should be the gap after one dose
User:can i feed her immediately after crocin
Doctor:You can repeat the crocin drops if needed every 4th hourluy.
Doctor:* 4th hourly
Doctor:Make sure you give her adequate dose as recommended by the doctor; nothing less.
User:ok
Doctor:The symptoms of pain and fever will gradually decline with time; so do not be concerned.
User:pls gv me 2 min doc
User:2nd timew i gave aT 4 10 PM
User:SHE IS CRYING AGAIN
User:CAN I GV HERV
Doctor:You can try pacifying her by putting her on her mothers breast.
Doctor:If it doesn't settle down you can repeat the dose.
Doctor:May I know her weight?
User:.6 ML RIGHT RITE
Doctor:Dose depends on her weight.
User:TODAY 4.30 I GUESS
Doctor:4.30?
Doctor:Do you mean its 4.3kg?
Doctor:Wasn't her weight checked today?
User:YA TODAY
Doctor:So please confirm her weight?
Doctor:Did you mean it is 4.3kg?
User:YA
Doctor:I presume you are using crocin drops which contains paracetamol 100mg/ml
Doctor:If this is true, you can give her 0.5ml.
Doctor:to 0.7ml of crocin.
Doctor:You can repeat the dose after 4 hours if the child cries uncontrollably or develops fever.
User:YA 100 MG/ML
Doctor:Have you followed with my suggestions?
User:GOT IT DOC
User:THANKS
Doctor:Welcome.
Doctor:Thanks for visiting me here. Bye for now.
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