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How to cure rectal infection in infants ?

My baby boy in almost 2 months old but he has rectum infection issue i mean rectum wound and he was crying very badly last night and when i was pull his legs and hes anal point streach then he was stop crying and when i free his legs then he was crying and doc checked him and he said that ur son has wound in rectum like rectum infection mostly common so what can i do with it plz tell me i m worried
Asked On : Mon, 22 Nov 2010
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Any pain or infection in young infants may directly affect their feeding and growth.So first thing is to get it treated soon as per your pediatricians advice.he may have given you antibiotics, and some analgesic like paracetamol, which wil decrease the pain.If any external fissure is seen on anus, warm water soak or local analgesic like lignocaine may help.
Next thing is to breastfeed the baby on demand or as frequently as possible.always burp baby after feeds to prevent colic.maintain hygiene and avoid pacifiers.

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