Childhood Diseases

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Posted by: TANYA | 2009/03/13

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1 YEAR OLD ALWAYS SICK - REPLY TO DOC

DOCTOR,
PLEASE SEE BELOW MY QUERY AND YOUR RESPONSE , TO WHICH I' M REPLYING

Subject: 1 YEAR OLD - ALWAYS GETS SICK
Posted by: TANYA
Message:
From the time my baby was born she has been sick every alternate week with a tight chest and runny nose and sometimes high temperature.
I don'  t k now what to think because we do have a aircon , and usually keep it on 27 degrees for her. I would think by now that she would be accustomed to the aircon. Is there any other underlying reason why she gets sik so often ?
Date: 11/3/2009

Subject:
Posted by: Paediatrician
Message:
Does your baby attend a creche? This is the usual reason for this kind of problem as the children keep on infecting one another.Try your baby on an immune booster such as Viral Choice junior once daily and give her a probiotic to boost her immunity. Use Reuteri Infant drops 1ml daily for 10 days. Give her Reuteri for 10 days each month right through the winter months.
Date: 11/3/2009
MY REPLY BELOW :
No she doesn' t attend a ceche. Shes with my mom in law at my home. At the moment I have my sis in law with us well. and since there are so many of us at home, I' m sure the virus keeps circulating. I have also notices my mom in law feed m baby food from her mouth and has ve out a stop to this, but I can' t tell if its happening wen I' m not around. I' m moving her from NIDO TO NAN3 (Nido' s causing hard stools ). If im moving to NAN 3- do I still need to put her on Viral Choice ? I now she will still need Reuteri though.

Expert's Reply

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Paediatrician

Yes,your baby will benefit from using the Viral Choice Junior. Please use the Reuteri drops as well.Your mom in law must not feed your baby any food from her mouth.Thanks for giving me this additional information.

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Posted by: Roxanne | 2009/05/18

Good day
Since my son started creche at the age of 16 month, he has had bronchiolitis 3 times. He was admitted to hospital twice for this. The doctors just keep on giving him medication to get better, but how can i prevent this from happening. Does my son need a immune booster to get his body stronger?Please help

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