Childhood Diseases

Posted by: Thandi | 2009-11-04


Refusing his bottle

My son is 1yr 3mths, from last week he' s been crying so much that we did not know what to do, we took him to the doctor and was given injection and some antibiotics but ever since he started crying he is refusing his milk even when he is asleep he does not want it at all, now i do not know what to give him, he is also teething but does not want to take any liquid. PLEASE HELP

Expert's Reply



Your son's refusal to drink from his bottle could be due to teething.At his age he is probably getting his molar teeth. I cannot understand why he got an injection and antibiotics.Give him something for pain such as Panado or Calpol and apply Pansoral gel to his gums where the teeth are coming through.

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Posted by: Ntombi | 2009-11-17

Please Doc. help my boy is still refusing to drink his bottle now i fill he is not taking enough liquid, yes he is eating well but anything to drink you have to force even a juice. What could be the problem with this child?

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