Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: Worried | 2010/02/22

Q.

constipation, 18 month old

hi Doc, my son since 3 weeks ago. He had diarhea then and things havent been the same since. He cries when passing stool like its painful. What can i give him to relief the pain? And what can i give him for constipation? He drinks water, milk(nido), rooibos tea and have veges, fruit and meat(purity somedays). We dont give him juice(only twice a month). Please advise. Thank you Doc

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

Your son appears to be on a good diet . It will help to increase the amount of water he drinks as well as giving him more in the way of fibre rich food. He will also benefit from having more fruit juice in his diet.

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