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Does Cipri Gold Make child eat?Good day parents and doctors. Please my baby is 1year old, but does not eat except breast. Can I use Cipri Gold for him to make hi...
Its just gum no teeth yet. She has 4 teeth down and 4 up. It's 2 of d lower side gums that are swollen. She is yet 2 bring out the...
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kindly see a dentist as earlier advised as regards the swollen gums so as to allay your fears.
My baby will be 10weeks by next week but does not take more than 60ml of expressed breast milk at a feed. She feeds on at most 4 b...
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The quantity of milk to be taken depends on the babies weight. Babies require approximately 100ml per kg per day. So check your babies weight, then express about 100ml for each kg everyday. Then divide the total quantity expressed into portions to be fed every 3hours.
My daughter of eight showed me a swell around her tight line up towards the abdomen now, pls what could that be and is painful
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She needs to be observed physically, please take her to see a doctor for proper evaluation and treatment.
Her body is very hot and I don't have an instrument to check it. As for her sleep, it changed she sleeps as if she is too weak to...
Dear Ma'am, please do not keep your baby in the house any longer. From the signs, its glaring that your baby is not feeling good. As a matter of urgency, take your baby to the hospital now for proper assessment and treatment.
My friend's child is Down syndrome,she is a year and 6 months,no teeth and her weight is below 7kg. pls, is the weight range for s...
Hi, she's underweight. Is she being followed up by any Paediatrician? Kindly see one as soon as possible. There are specific Down Syndrome Chart. You can check online for them to plot the chart.
Can I use bells cough syrup for an 8 months old baby, a doctor prescribed it at the General hospital but going through the descrip...
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COUGH SYRUP IS NOT THE TREATMENT FOR COUGH.... Kindly note that most cough are due to viral infections and will resolve on their own....There is no need to give antibiotics....Keep warm, exclusive breastfeeding and avoid any one adult or child with colds. If your child is breathing fast or having fever or breathing with difficulty, it could be pneumonia, kindly see a doctor immediately.... We Paediatricians are usually not comfortable to cough syrup being given first to infants.. I.e below 1 year..... This is because it sedates and makes it difficult for the children to breath well especially a child that has pneumonia with increased work of breathing...
Hey, doc what causes myasthenia gravis in kids?
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The bodies produce antibodies that are supposed to protect against foreign body but this time they actually attack the body own tissues. In Myasthenia Gravis, this occurs at the level where the nerves and muscles communicate called Neuromuscular junction. This is what causes the weakness of some of the muscles observed in Myasthenia Gravis. Severity depends on how bad it is. There are some other mild variations of the same disease with the cause but this is the simplest explanation in a layman term I can give.
Pls, what is the dosage of worm medicine for Albendazole 400mg/10ml? The similar question I saw was for 200mg/ 10ml. My baby is 18...
It is usually 400mg in 20ml if using syrup for children 2-year-old and above. If your baby is less than 2 years old, give 200mg ie 10ml and it is every 6 months
My baby of a year and five months had tonsilitis and difficulty in breathing. Although she was on admission and was treated. My co...
Tonsillitis on its own does not affect breathing. I guess your baby may have additional issues for example adenoids enlargement
Please, What can give my baby of two months having catarrh?
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Most cough and cattarh are usually due to viral infection which will normally run their course with or without any form of treatment hence we discourage abuse of antibiotics in that regard. Keep breastfeeding exclusively
My daughter just had her immunisation at six weeks on Thursday the 23rd. I know that she was supposed to be injected on the left t...I meant why not two times but my nunu was crying a lot I even forgot to ask.the nurse gave her de drops in de mouth and she gave t...
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It's good you are conversant with the immunizations given to your baby. Here are the vaccines: The NPI vaccines and their schedule are as follows: At birth......BCG, OPV, HBV 6 weeks.....Penta, OPV 10 weeks...Penta; OPV 14 weeks...Penta, OPV 9 months...Measles, yellow fever Vitamin A recommended every 6 months from age 6 months to 5years NB: Penta vaccine is Diphtheria, Pertussis, Tetanus, Hepatitis B and Haemophilus influenza type B (HiB) vaccines (5 in 1) in one shot (already pre-formulated).
My 4yr old baby now urinates a lot. She can urinate 3 times within an hour. Is it normal
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It is not normal for a child to pass urine 4 or 5 times in one hour. If the child cries or always feel pain while passing urine frequently in addition it is most likely urinary tract infection. Kindly see a doctor for proper evaluation including laboratory tests and treatment.
Pls can two months baby start using Syrup medicine
Dr Aina Johnson

Paediatrician

Good day ma, was the drugs prescribed my a doctorjQuery32105982868957788203_1599569443041 If no please do not self medication.Make sure your doctor prescribes it... Don't do self medication
My baby is 7months and she developed fever since Thursday and I been giving her paracetamol.today, she was her playful self until...
Using a thermometer, if the reading is more than 37.4, then your baby has a fever.
Pls, my baby was given both Penta and the other one on the same leg(right) at 10weeks, because I complained of the swelling on the...
Dr Aina Johnson

Paediatrician

Good day ma,"Penta injection is usually given deep into the muscles. One of the side effects is swollen/red injection site due to some mild bleeding into the muscle. It needs to be properly managed so it does not become infected and turn into an abscess. The simple treatment is to apply ice pack or small piece of ice block wrapped in handkerchief on it intermittently for the first 2 -3 days. It will go down. Also avoid too much handling of the affected limb as the site is usually sore. It should resolve in 2 – 3 days but if it persists and/or become bigger and soft with pus inside – that is an abscess, pls go back to the Hospital or Health Centre do it can be drained and additional treatment including antibiotics will be given
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 15months old has her lower gums swollen. I gave her paracetamol. Will that reduce d pains and the swollen gums. someone said I...
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You need to take your child to the Paediatric Dentist for proper check and treatment. There are many things that can cause swollen or bleeding gums. Either the child's teeth are not properly cleaned or the child has a bacterial or viral infection e.g Herpetic stomatogingivitis, don't mind the grammar. Whatever the case may be he needs to have a proper check and treated accordingly
A breastfeeding mum of less than a month eat beans will it have to affect the baby negatively
Dr Aina Johnson

Paediatrician

You can eat beans and any other food you like. No restraint to what you can eat as long as your baby tolerates it.
Dear ma, am 12weeks pregnant, and I have been talking mist mag for heartburn to get relief. Please is it safe.. Thank you.