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Childhood-diseases

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Posted by: CONNIE | 2008/01/10

Q.

CONSTIPATION IN BABY

Hi Dr,I have the same problem with my 18month old girl.She suffers alot.She went for x-rays but there was nothing wrong.I had several opinions but from Paeditricians but nothing helps.I have followd even a diet paln from prescribed by a deitician but it also doesn't helped.I tried the Prune juice and purity it 'd not helping either.I dn't know what to give her anymore i tried giving her Novalac IT For constipation but that also don't help.She eats well but she really suffer.We moved from Pretoria to Alberton.I haven't found paeditricians yet where i can take her.If possible,please refer me to someone who can assit my lil girl.

Thanks for your assistance.

Regards,
Connie

Expert's Reply

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Paediatrician

You need to take her to see a specialist paediatric gastroenterologist as a definite diagnosis is essential here. Please ask your paediatrican to refer you to a specialist. I know that there is an excellent paediatric gastroenterologist at the Pretoria Academic Hospital;Prof D Wittenberg.

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Posted by: Connie | 2008/01/11

Hi Doc,thank you very much for your respond.I'm staying in Alberton do you know of anyone around here maybe at the Union Hospital or Clinton Hospital.Do you know wether this is serious.

Your assistance is highly appreciate.

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