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How can colic in an infant be treated?

Hi,my baby is a month old and she s fussy almost all day,she S crying even when she eats..she has like 3 sessions of 20 min a day when she s calm in her bed looking around and after that she cries again..I know she has colic and I’m giving her gripe water and gas relief drops but it seems it s not working well
Tue, 26 Jun 2018
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Hello and Welcome to ‘Ask A Doctor’ service. I have reviewed your query and here is my advice.

Colic quite common among infants. It can result irritability and child may cry excessively. You can give dicyclomine drops eight to drops when needed. Avoid maternal drugs that may predispose to colics through breast milk. Watch for constipation, which might cause colics. If symptoms are severe, consult a pediatrician.

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