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Good evening doctors. Pls, my baby of a year and eight months has sores all over his mouth. He has refused to eat anything since y...
Dear mum, the sore in your baby's mouth could be as a result of the illness. However, kindly take the baby back to the hospital for treatment of sore development.
My baby is 7 month and he is teething. He had a high temperature and we went to the hospital did test and is being treated for mal...
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It is advisable to take your child back to the hospital to be seen by a paediatrician for a review. The child might be irritable, hence the crying and the reason for this needs to be ascertained.
I need helpPlease my 3weeks old baby stretches a lot, and farts and when she stretches her face becomes red. I don't know what to use to make...
On farting, Newborn digestive systems are immature, so they produce a lot of gas, and this is normal. Infants also take in a lot of air while feeding and crying, which produces more gas
Good day, amiable doctors and moderators in the house...God bless you all for your selfless services. Kindly direct me to a link o...She was given coartem tabs but she vomited about 2 or 3 doses (she has always resisted oral drugs right from birth). Right now, sh...
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Greenish stools suggest inadequate feeding , starvation stools or may also be a reflection of some pigments in your own food or drug intake. Kindly breast feed exclusively on demand or at least every three hours and empty one breast thoroughly before switching to the next during feeding...Also kindly check your food and all intakes generally
My baby has been sick and was treated for malaria and pneumonia. He will complete his treatment (Injections and drugs) today. Mean...
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Yes, he can take his immunization as long as his fever has subsided. But if the child is still having fever, you may want to hold on.
Lonart and paracetamolI visited clinical and confirm to have malaria Paracetamol and lonart was recommended for me at 2 trimester ( 20 weeks ) Pls...
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Do you mean you met a doctor?
My 1year and 10 months old old baby has been vomiting during or immediately after meal for the past 3 months. Dewormed him, taken...This last one month he started losing weight seriously. He can vomit once today and the next vomit can be in the next two or thre...
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Ma'am, it is important to take the child back to the hospital and ask to see a paediatrician so the cause of the vomit can be ascertained as it could be anything. Avoid self medication please.
My baby is 2months old. Some days back I noticed she was hot then I exposed her to bring her temperature. She's not eating well an...the problem is that she's still not eating well although she's not hot and wen eating she's making attempt to throw up except if s...
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Please next time take such young babies to see a Paediatrician not the health centres. I will still ask you to take her to see a doctor preferably a Paediatrician at a Teaching Hospital or any standard hospital. In that age, not every fever is Malaria and we will not use intramuscular injections to treat malaria in such age groups
Please, I need clarification on this: Should treatment of malaria be once in 3 months? If yes, what if the child has no symptoms o...
Dr Aina Johnson

Paediatrician

No, it should not. Do not treat until the child develops symptoms of Malaria and there is laboratory confirmation of the Malaria.
I was advised back to the hospital after I complained that my 3months old suddenly stopped eating even after malaria was diagnosed...
On loss of appetite , Loss of appetite may be the first symptom of sickness in the young infants....So if it persists kindly see a doctor preferably a Paediatrician for thorough evaluation and treatment
My boy of ten months started vomiting yesterday, I rushed him to the hospital they ran a test and confirmed that he had malaria. T...Whenever he sucks or takes his pap he vomits everything out. And I noticed that he belches a lot from yesterday like after every...
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Kindly take the baby back to the hospital immediately and treat this as urgent ...the baby should be on drip if still vomiting until now ..... Please demand to see a paediatrician if possible preferably in a teaching hospital.
Good evening Dr. Pls can I give paracetamol to my baby of 10 months along with Zinnat, He has been running temperature for two wee...
Hello Adeola, I will advise you to strictly follow your doctor's instructions. Don't self medicate your baby
I want to treat my 2 year old baby of 10kg Malaria, I have lonart 20/120, pls what's the dosage for him?
Malaria can only be detected by running a lab test. I advise you take your child to the hospital for further evaluation and treatment.
My baby is 1month old. my throat is itching and I'm having this severe cough. My sister said I should treat malaria I'm scared if...Please, Doctors, help my baby is 1month and three weeks, my throat is itching and I'm having this severe cough. My sister said I s...
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It's ideal you see a doctor for assessment and treatment. Do not self medicate. Please treat as urgent as you're nursing a Baby.
My baby is 1month and three weeks, my throat is itching and I'm having this severe cough. My sister said I should treat malaria I'...Please, Doctors, help my baby is 1month and three weeks, my throat is itching and I'm having this severe cough. My sister said I s...
My baby has been running temperature and I took her to the hospital they carried out a test and confirm malaria and infection. And...
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Ma'am, kindly take your child back to the same hospital for follow up
Hello mother's and Doctors in the house. I have a worry. We lost our first pregnancy in its 7th week. But God in his faithfulness...
The doctor is in position to explain the result of the diagnosis to you and your wife. It's hard to speculate.
My baby was tested positive for malaria but negative for hepatitis Yesterday. And was given a vaccine for Hbs and injection for th...But since yesterday his temperature is high. I went back today to collect gentamycin injection I complained and I was told not to...
The keyword mummy is PATIENCE, just continue to give what he likes best and makes him eat healthy no matter how little. All the Best Ma'am
My baby girl was recently treated for malaria and typhoid after a test with 3 days injection and Amoxycillin syrup, after a dose o...Today again I took her to the clinic because her temperature was high throughout the night, after the test, the same treatment was...
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I'm very sceptical of all these Malaria/Typhoid only diagnoses and treatment. Malaria itself and Typhoid can cause abdominal pain and drugs also have side effects which may include abdominal pain depending on the medications.
My 7 month old baby woke up with lots of rashes all over her body this morning, what could it mean? I'm so terrified, she's just r...
Treatment of rashes depends on the type of rash on the child after a physical examination is carried out