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Treatment of Child and Adolescent Problems
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Treatment of Childhood Infections
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Born baby on 4 mar16 discharged on 6 mar16. Checked by paediatric on 4 mar. On 7mar other doctor advised test in bilirubin found 30.6. Is this possible in a day. Or first doctor failed 2 diagnose. Baby was hospitalized for blood transfusion. Kindly advise.
G.I Medication for autistic kids. Is it suitable to give G.I Medicine to autistic child of 2 years and 5 months age? Kindly suggest some doctors in Amritsar providing medicine for GI.
Docter mera baby 1 years 8 months ka ho Gaya hai usse kafi ulti hoti hai. Jo bhi khata hai vomiting kar deta hai. Usse bhug bilkul nhi lagta. please Dr. bataye aisa kya Kare jisse uski ulti bandh ho jaye aur usse bhuk lage. please reply me please.
My son is 3. 4 years old, as per doctor he have adhd. He is speech delayed. Can form 2-3 words sentences. He can convey whatever he wants but cannot do two way communication. Dr. recommended 1/4 th axepta tab every night. Is it safe to give him medicine at this age?
Hello. My son is only two years old with 10 kg weight he doesn't want to eat and he only pee twice in a day. So, please help me.
My baby is 2.5 mnth old. She is gaining weight. But suffering from loose motion since 3 weeks .reducing sugar was 0.5% in stool test. We given her medicine but no improvement. Doctor recommend her lactose free milk 3 times in aday but she didn't like it .and passing green stools10 to 12 times per day. What should we do?
Which milk supplement is good for kids? Junior horlicks/lil champs/pediasure/horlicks growth plus or any others.
Hi, My daughter is 2 years and 8 months old. Though she is physically very active but she is not putting on weight. She eats protein diet though including dal, ragi, dry fruits etc. She is just 10.4 kg now muscles are weak. Please advice.
Whooping cough, also known as pertussis, is a highly communicable respiratory disease, which particularly affects babies younger than 6 months and who haven't been vaccinated yet. It can also affect children of 11 to 18 years of age who suffer from low immunity.
If the diagnosis of a whooping cough is done at an early stage, antibiotics of suitable dosage could help cut down coughing and few other symptoms. Doing so will also help prevent the infection from spreading to others.
What causes a whooping cough?
1. Bordetella pertussis bacteria
A whooping cough, characterised by a 'whooping sound', is caused by a bacterial infection called bordetella pertussis. The bacteria when inhaled get attached to the lining of the airways in your child's upper respiratory system, wherein they release toxins to cause swelling and inflammation. It's mostly transmitted to you from your infant, especially when he/she is in the early stages of the infection and hasn't been diagnosed yet. It can last about three weeks, this duration is reducible to five days, by antibiotic treatment.
2. Transmission from an infected person
When anyone infected with the disease sneezes or coughs, the droplets in the surrounding become infected. Young children who come in contact with the contaminated surrounding may get infected by the same bacteria.
How to recognise the signs of whooping cough?
The symptoms tend to worsen gradually and become worse at night, there are bouts of a cough as the airway gets irritated by the bacterial toxin leading to swelling and inflammation and mucus production with airway spasm.
You know that your child has this condition if he/she displays the following symptoms:
Moreover, children under 18 months of age affected with whooping cough should be watched at carefully as persistent coughing can disrupt their breathing process. Young babies with severe conditions may even need hospital care. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a Pediatrician.