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What is the treatment for constipation in toddlers? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 24-Jan-2014
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User:thanx for your response
Doctor:my pleasure
User:i have a query related to my daughter
Doctor:please ask me
User:she is 22 months old & having constipation problem since birth
User:what can i do for this
Doctor:You must give her more fluids and fruits
User:ofcouse mam
Doctor:also, easily digestible foods
User:but she is not interested to take juices & all
User:fruits also depends on her mood
Doctor:give her direct fruits
Doctor:you need not worry much about the same now
Doctor:As she grows she would learn good eating habits
Doctor:constipation would go away too
User: XXXXXXX & orange she likes, but not other fruits
Doctor:are you there?
User:yes mam
User:sometimes she doesnt take foods also
Doctor:you can continue to give XXXXXXX and oranges
User:alright mam
User:my doctor said that to aviod milk
User:should i avoid giving milk to her
Doctor:continue to induce good eating habits in your child
Doctor:she would learn it eventually
User:mam, munakka are helpful for a child
Doctor:you can give milk to the baby
Doctor:what is munakka?
User:dried grapes
User:i dont know in medical tem
Doctor:you can give it to her
Doctor:no harm in it
User:any vitamin u will suggest mam
User:for eating foods
Doctor:you can give her Syrup Zincovit around 7.5 ml daily
Doctor:this will help too
User:twice a day or thrice
Doctor:once daily
User:thank you so much mam
User:for sure i will try this
User:i was really very upset with this issue, since birth she is having this problem
Doctor:please relax
Doctor:nothing to worry
User:will try & inform you.
User:thanks once again mam
User:take care & bye
Doctor:thank yout
Doctor:you take care too
Doctor:Bye for now
User:bye mam. great day ahead
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