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I have a 3 weeks old baby, I don't know if she is having

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Hi, i have a 3 weeks old baby, I don't know if she is having diarrhea, is is very difficult because she is too small, her poo is wathery but it always have been like that. But she is screaming alot when she wants to do.
JA: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?
Customer: No
JA: Anything else in your child's medical history you think the Expert should know?
Customer: No

Hello

My name is***** a licensed and practicing doctor.

I am pleased to meet you. Can you can let me know of your problem and I will see if I can help you.

What colour is her motions?

Is is watery or loose? Any blood or mucous?

Are you breast or bottle feeding?

Customer: replied 5 days ago.
Yellow
Customer: replied 5 days ago.
it is watery, no blood or mucous
Customer: replied 5 days ago.
breastfeeding only

Is she feeding well and keeping down her feeds?

Is she putting on any weight?

Has she been seen by the health visitor?

Customer: replied 5 days ago.
She is feeding well , she has been seen by the midwife, Friday she will
Be seen by the health visitor and yes she is putting on weight. The only think is that she is struggling alot and screaming. I think her tummy is paining and I don't know how to help her

Any vomiting...or projectile vomiting?

Does she draw her knees up to her chest when she is crying?

Customer: replied 5 days ago.
She is vomiting
Customer: replied 5 days ago.
After I feed her is is vomiting
Customer: replied 5 days ago.
she does draw her knees up to her chest

She may be suffering with colic. This is common in infants and ocurs due to babies taking in air when they feed.

You should try gripe water and give this to her.

Also please inform the health visitor when she visits.

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Thank you and I wish you the best of health - stay safe!

Dr R Duggal

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