Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: SUNSHINE | 2009/02/11

Q.

CONSTIPATION IN LO-PLEASE HELP!!!

HI. MY19 MONTH OLD BOY HAS CONSTANT CONSTIPATION, I TRIED EVERYTHING, I CHANGED HIS DIET, I TRIED GIVING HIM MILK OF MAGNESIA, SUGAR WATER, BOILED WATER, ORANGE JUICE, I JUST DONT KNOW WHAT TO DO COS HIS EATING HABITS ARE DETERIORATING COS OF THE CONSTIPATION. HE' S ON SOLIDS AND HE DRINKS ALOT OF WATER AS WELL SO I DONT SEE WHATS THE PROBLEM.

PLEASE HELP IM DESPERATE.

Expert's Reply

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Paediatrician

You first need to find out if your toddler is now so constipated that he cannot pass a stool properly.This is called impacted stools. It would be best if you would see a paediatrician first. Yopu cannot continue to give your child milk of magnesia.

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Posted by: Olive | 2009/02/11

Pegicol helped my baby when she had this problem!

Reply to Olive
Posted by: SINKU | 2009/02/11

THANK YOU. WILL TRY IT.

Reply to SINKU
Posted by: Sinku | 2009/02/11

hi

Try to mix his porridge with prunes purity and try to massage his stomach as well.

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