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What causes sniffle in my new born baby? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 08-Jan-2014
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User:Hi Dr. !New born baby aged 18 days having little sniffle. Mother of baby do have any problem. What could be the reason and your prescription for the same?
Doctor:it is normal
Doctor:nothing to be worried about
User:you can say little sardi-zukaam..
Doctor:nasoclear nasal drops can be tried
User:while releasing from maternity centre after normal delivery.. one syrup Macalvit was prescribed by Dr. We forget who has to take this? baby or mother?
Doctor:one drop in each nostril once or twice a day
Doctor:the syrup is usually given for babies
Doctor:Please confirm with your doctor
Doctor:BEcause tablet Macalvit is also available that is for adults
User:ok.. this is calcium syrup.
Doctor:that is right
Doctor:it is given for both mother and baby
Doctor:the syrup is usually for babies
User:ok Dr. XXXXXXX . I think if mother consumes.. it ll be indirectly consumed by baby as well..
User:what is the reason for Macalvit prescription?
Doctor:to increase availability of calcium and for growth and maturation in the baby
Doctor:it seems like you have posted a query on the same - isn't it?
Doctor:Can we delete that query since you are chatting here?
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User:u can delete this?
Doctor:shall we delete the query then?
Doctor:all right
Doctor:please proceed further with the chat
Doctor:any more queries that you may have, I would be happy to suggest you
User:one more advice.. wife is feeling body pain always... baby was born on 5th Dec normally..
Doctor:she needs to take adequate nutrition now
User:Can you please advice something for her to get recover from body pain towards thai
Doctor:please ask her to consume enough amount of fooods
Doctor:and adequate rest as well
User:n private part below stomach
Doctor:She can take tablet Voveran if the pain is severe
Doctor:But all these pain should naturally subside
Doctor:all right
User:pain is severe when there is stress/pressure on that parts
User:else it is normal
Doctor:it is bound to be that way
Doctor:it will go away in 6 weeks time
Doctor:it takes time
User:veveran is simply a pain killer tablet or specifically means after women after giving normal delivery?
Doctor:pain killer
User:any oil for massaging that part
Doctor:not required
Doctor:it would cause infection loaclly
User:I think my questions are answered. Thanks a lot Dr. XXXXXXX !
User:Will act upon ur advice
Doctor:my pleasure
Doctor:take care
Doctor:Bye for now
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