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Suggest treatment for severe constipation for about two weeks in an infant

my 5 week old granddaughter has SEVERE constipation for About 2 weeks Now. Prune Juice is Not Working. The Only Relief she gets is when i hold her close and rock her- she sleeps like that for maybe couple hours. If i put her down she wakes crying within 5 minutes.. Help Please!
Fri, 8 Nov 2019
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Hello,

Conditions like worm infestation have to be ruled out. Simple laxatives like lactulose can be tried. Consult a pediatrician for an expert opinion.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Take care

Regards,
Dr Shinas Hussain, General & Family Physician
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