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Can i give my 5 months old baby zinat 125mg and piriton? The baby weight is 8kg, and what dose?
Please note that, I totally frown at self medications please if there's any arise symptom kindly take the child to see a doctor preferably a paediatrician.
Please my 5 months son is always frightened by any little noise. Is there anything that I can do to stop that?
it's nothing to worry about as long as its just scare and not some form of seizures.
Is it good to put glucose into pap of 5moths and 2 weeks baby?
No, do not add glucose to your baby's pap rather use only age (6 - 12 months) appropriate formular.
What can cause a baby of 5 months hair to always break. Each day I combs her hair I always see at least 6 or 10 strands of hair on...
Kindly see a doctor preferably a Paediatrician or Dermatologist to rule out scalp infections or disorders that can cause hair loss like cradle cap, seborrheic dermatitis etc
My baby is 5 months and her front hair is going off until noticed what can use to stop it?
It is a normal phenomenon and you can't do anything about it as long as there is no scalp rashes or flakes.
My baby of 5 months and 2 weeks has been down with severe cold and cough for the past 2 days. She has blocked and running nose, sn...
Cough and catarrh are usually due to viral infection which will normally run their course with or without any form of treatment.
You can do steam inhalation for blocked nose.
What can I use to treat scalp flakes in my 5 months old son, it makes his hair to pull. He is currently on EBF.
Treatment depends on diagnosis which can not be made only on history. The child needs to be seen by a Paediatrician or Dermatologist. Kindly see a Paediatrician or Dermatologist for further evaluation and management.
My 5 months old baby has catarrh for 5 days and he is finding it difficult to suck breast because of the congestion I tried steam...
Most cold and cough both in children and adults are caused by viruses which will run their course with or without any medication.
On what to do.. 1. keep baby warm 2. if there is fever Please uncover the baby and give paracetamol in appropriate dose or Tepid sponge to bring the temperature down
3. you can do steam inhalation with your baby (both mother and baby or father and baby). Never leave baby alone on steam inhalation
If nose is congested, u can give saline drop in each nostrils to help decongestant the nostril. 4. if you have a room heater, you can use it to make breathing easier for your baby. 5. continue breastfeeding baby EXCLUSIVELY.
My baby of 5 months lost his voice as wake-up this morning, his voice is not clear as he is gabbling please what could be the caus...
Does your child has cough or cold ? Could it be he cries a lot or shout for a while before he slept ?

For the lost voice kindly take the child to see a doctor preferably a pediatrician for proper evaluation and management.
My 5 months old baby poo up to 6 times yesterday and today. It is watery and looks like ogbolor soup (draw soup). Please, I need u...
I introduced complimentary feeding 3 weeks ago. The pop doesn't sink completely into the diaper and the color is somehow dark yellow
I've been noticing dry
patches on the face and skin of my 5 months
old baby. What's the cause? And what should I
do for t...
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You will need to
take your baby to the hospital as skin
related issues can only be treated
when seen by a dermatologist to
ascertain cause and treatment.
I'm a first time Mum, I have a 5 months baby of which I notice recently that she use to turn her neck to one side,
pls how can...
Babies neck should be firm between 3-4 months. kindly take the baby to a paediatric hospital
for proper evaluation and management.
What is the average weight of 5 months old baby?
A 5 months baby ought to have double the birth weight.
My baby of 5 months one week always drag food with us, if we don't give him he will start crying. when we make attempt to give him...
Your baby is showing signs of readiness for complementary feeding but he still needs to be exclusively breastfed till after 6 months, so kindly exercise more patience you are almost there.
My 5-month-old baby is stooling greenish poo with lots of foam on top, is it normal? What can I do about it?
It's not normal. ‘Greenish stools suggest inadequate feeding, starvation stools or may also be a reflection of some pigments in your own food or drug intake. Kindly breastfeed exclusively on demand at least every 3 hours and empty one breast thoroughly before switching to the next during feeding. Also, check your food and all intakes generally.
what can one use for pile in a baby of 5months
Dear mom, your 5 months old baby should still be on exclusive breastfeeding, are you mix feeding?
How can I keep my baby of 5 months+ away from contracting Apollo because his daddy is having it and I know I am not safe as well?...
Dr Aina Johnson


The actual meaning or name for Apollo is Bacterial Conjunctivitis. Conjunctivitis is commonly referred to as red or pink eye. It is an inflammation of the transparent /mucous membrane (conjunctiva) covering the front surface of the eye down to the undersurface of the eyelids. There are different types of conjunctivitis example viral conjunctivitis, allergic conjunctivitis but let's focus on Bacterial and Viral Conjunctivitis. All do affect both the young and
What is the normal platelet of 5month old baby?
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When blood tests are requested, ALWAYS take them back to the doctors who requested them for the interpretation. You are not supposed to be doing so! Lab results are usually interpreted in a clinical context. The factual answer is Normal platelets levels are 150,000 - 400,000. However, see your doctor for interpretation and don't worry until you see a doctor irrespective of what the report shows
My 5months old baby has been stooling since 2days ago( like 3 to 4 times daily) and she started having catarrh today. What do I do...
Dr Aina Johnson


Dear mom, is your baby on exclusive breastfeeding? Dose the poo sink completely into the diaper?
I'm a nursing mother of 5month baby am having cough what can I do to cure because I don't want her to get infected. Thanks
Ma'am, you should seek your Doctor's help for medication and wear a face mask or cover your mouth away from the baby to avoid infecting him.