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Small child, less weight, vomiting, cold, cough, dysentery. Tips to enable weight gain?

dear sir, my son is almost 17 months old but his diet is too low and as a result his weight is below. but he is an active baby. his weight is 10 kg. but he has omitting tendency. if milk is served he gets dysentery . he also suffers from cold and cough . please suggest a way so that he gains some weight and please suggest his diet.
Asked On : Wed, 2 Jan 2013
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Feb 2013
What was his birth weight? After 1 year of age the food cooked for family can be offered to the child and it should be soft in consistency. You can add ghee or edible oil to his diet to increase the caloric density and you can give daily one or two boiled eggs after ruling out egg protein allergy by giving in small quantity initially and if there are no problems you can increase gradually. Don't feed the child forcefully and feed him with love,tender caring and with patience. You can avoid milk if there is consistent dysentery after giving milk.
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