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14 month old with difficulty swallowing and constipation

hi my daughter is 14 month old..right from when she was 2/3 months old she had almost no appetite.i had to and still have to feed her milk in her sleep.she was diagnosed with silent reflux and was given prevacid which i gave for few months without much difference in eating.after she started solids she still had very low appetite ,she wud go 16/17 hrs without milk or food,then her doc gave her appetite stimulant periactin which improved her milk intake and solid intake,not a lot but still much better.now i have stopped her peraictic as it wasn`t making much difference recently and also am noticing she opens her mouth to eat but is unable to or doesnt want to swallow the food..keeps in her cheecks and then either gags and take it out or just takes it out.Also she had constipation issues from the beginning.she is on formula from 7th month onwards.Also she has no teeths yet..the below gums are pretty swollen right now.she just started walking.
[message edited by caltest07 on Fri, 30 Oct 2015 18:15:38 UTC]
  caltest07 on 2015-10-30
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Alumina 6C
Dissolve 1 drop in 1 tsp water, stir a few times and drink. Do this once only
Zady101 7 years ago
We get tablet form here not liquid
caltest07 7 years ago
Also wud that fix her swallow ing issue?
caltest07 7 years ago
Please could anyone.clarify.would it be ok to.give tablets.Also wud it take care of constipation and swallowing issue
caltest07 7 years ago
Giv 1 tablet dissolved in 1 teaspoon water
Zady101 7 years ago
How long shud I wait to see any difference.and what difference should I see in her
Relief from constipation
No swallowing issue
Milk aversion?
caltest07 7 years ago
Please reply.what symptoms would the medicine take care of?and if it doesnt work what next.please suggest possible treatments
caltest07 7 years ago
U hv still not given the med
Zady101 7 years ago
Ordered it.it would reach me in next 2 days.would that medicine help her all symptoms?
caltest07 7 years ago
Also the alumina strength I got here is 30c.how much should I give her.
caltest07 7 years ago
Just a question.would silicea be a better choice as she has low appetite and weight gain is not much
caltest07 7 years ago
the shipping of alumina has delayed,it will reach me now on around 9th nov.I have Silica 30c at home,would that work?
caltest07 7 years ago
Silicea is not a good choice. Pls dont self medicate
Zady101 7 years ago
ok.thanks.undertand that.since my baby was suffering a lot last few days and the medicine has not yet arrived so was asking.based on a blog which said :
"read it on a blog :
"Silica 6x/ 6c/ or 1 dose only if 30c. Use this if baby's poohs are hard and small and dark and are produced with much strain and effort. Also if you notice that the stool does actually recede after baby has tried to go (if you catch baby poohing!) . Use if the constipation starts up coinciding with difficult and slow teething. And particularly if your baby's appetite is poor and they are not gaining weight satisfactorily.
[message edited by caltest07 on Wed, 04 Nov 2015 22:45:36 UTC]
caltest07 7 years ago

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