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What causes mild pneumonia with crying?

MY 15 MONTH BOY TAKE JUNIOR LANZOLE FOR 3 DAYS. HE HAD A MILD PNEUMONIA BEFORE ONE MONTH. AFTER THIS HE SOMETIMES CRYIING STRONGLY FOR ABOUT 10 MINUTES. WHEN I GAVE HIM COLIC AID CRYING STOPS. AFTERCONSULTATION THE DR GAVE JUNIOR LANZOLE FOR 15 DAYS.WHAT IS HIS PROBLEM SIR
Wed, 31 Jan 2018
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Hi...Thank you for consulting in Health Care magic.
This is called evening colic and is quite common in this age group. This happens when the baby sucks at the breast very fast and in eagerness to drink milk will gulp in air too. Unless the air comes out like burping or flatus this discomfort will be there and next time check if the baby is sucking too fast and gulping in air too. You will be more convinced. Usually I don't advice any medicines for this as they give only temporary relief.
The two best ways to relieve this distress is -
1. Do not put the baby in lying position after feeding till the baby burps out the swallowed air.
2. If still crying - put the baby in prone position and keep patting the back gently so that the baby passes off the flatus and gets relieved.

Hope my answer was helpful for you. I am happy to help any time. Further clarifications and consultations on Health care magic are welcome. If you do not have any clarifications, you can close the discussion and rate the answer. Wish your kid good health.
Regards - Dr. Sumanth MBBS., DCH., DNB (Paed).,
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