Answer: Hello dear, Here are some methods to try for fever...
you can give her Calpol syrup prescribed by her doctor every 4-6 hrs and monitored her temperature every 2-3 hours as her temp. kept fluctuating between 99-102 degree Celsius . If the temp. exceeds 102 degrees, you should rush to the hospital for consultation..Place a cool, damp washcloth on your child's forehead while she rests....Give your child a lukewarm tub bath or a sponge bath. As the water evaporates from her skin, it will cool her and bring her temperature down. Don't use cold water. It can make her shiver and cause her body temperature to rise....
Offer your child plenty of fluids and chilled foods, such as ice pops and yogurt, to help cool the body from the inside out and keep her hydrated....
Keep him hydrated. It's important that babykeeps taking breast milk or formula during a fever to avoid dehydration. No matter your child's age, call the doctor if she has a fever along with other serious symptoms, like difficulty breathing or purple spots on her skin. These can be a sign of a serious bacterial infection....
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Answer: Hi dear,
Usually the MMR vaccination is given at the 12th month,since unfortunately he got it before he got vaccinated consult your paediatrician about it.usualy within 10 days the child feels better.the virus stays for a week.low grade fever can be treated with paracetamol with right dose.give plenty of fluids to keep him hydrated.give him plenty of rest at home.donot take him out as it is highly contagious and spread to other kids too.
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Question: My baby has loose motion from yesterday. What to do
Answer: It may be happening due to teething dear. Or may be due to following:-
What Cause Loose Motions in Babies & Kids?
Teething time is one of the main reasons for loose motions in babies
Introduction of new solid food can cause loose motions in babies.
Improper digestion can trigger loose motions in children.
Infection due to virus or bacteria can also be another reason for disturbed motions in babies.
Strong medication can cause loose motions in children. Please avoid.
Poor Hygiene and bad weather can also trouble baby’s bowel movements.
Home Remedies to Cure Loose Motions in Babies
1. Sabudana Water for Loose Motions in Babies
Give your baby sabudana ka pani ( Sago Water) . Process to make sadubana water is as below.
Soak sabudana for 1 hour.
Put sufficient water and keep it on boiling
Boil till sabudana get completely immersed in water.
Strain and give sabudana water to your baby to cure loose motions.
Recommended Age: 6+ months
2. BreastMilk helps recover
If you are breastfeeding your baby then you should continue feeding your child. Breastmilk is the best solution to keep baby hydrated if he is below 6 months of age. During loose motions, you can increase the frequency of feeding.
If your baby is exclusively on breastfeeding then you have to cut down foods like greasy foods, spicy foods, dairy products which can trigger diarrhea in your child.
3. ORS as Home Remedy
Give your baby plenty of fluids. Babies tend to dehydrate faster than adults. Give your baby ORS (Oral Rehydration Salts). ORS is a special combination of dry salts that is mixed with safe water. Oral Rehydration Salts can help replace the fluids lost due to diarrhoea. You can buy ORS sachets from the market or make ORS at home.
It is the most effective and least expensiveway to manage dehydration.
6 teaspoons of sugar
1/2 teaspoon of salt
1 liter of filter water
Dissolved the sugar, salt in water. Give this solution to your child to drink after every 2 hours.
4. Banana for treating diarrhea in babies
Give your baby mashed banana. Or you can try to give banana with a little curd. It is the most traditional home remedy to stop loose and it works wonders. Banana provides strength and energy.
5. Pomegranate cures loose motions in kids
Give pomegranate juice at regular intervals. This will help in rehydrating the child. Blend the pomegranate seeds in a mixer and extract its juice. If you think, juice is too heavy for little one then dilute it with water and feed your baby.
Recommended Age: 7+ months
6. Curd or dahi is best probiotic
Curd helps to cure diarrhoea. Give your baby fresh curd/ dahi with roasted cumin seeds/ jeera powder. Or you can add half teaspoon of sugar and pinch of salt and give it to your baby.
Recommended Age: 6+ months
8. Chawal ka pani as a remedy when baby stomach is upset
Give your child, chawal ka pani to drink during motions.
9. Dal ka Pani to treat loose motions in babies
10. Give your baby coconut water to drink in loose motions
11. Nutmeg (Jaiphal) tackles with loose motions in kids.
Recommended Age: 10+ months
12. Arrowroot powder to cure upset tummy
13. Buttermilk to treat loose motions
Recommended Age: 8+ months
14. Carrot Juice is also good in loose motions
15. Honey is very effective in fighting loose stools
16. Avoid milk products when baby is suffering from loose motions
17. Pomegranate Leaves
Pomegranate (Anar) helps to rehydrate our body. For this remedy, you need to boil the pomegranate leaves in water. Once its boiled, add sugar into it then strain through a sieve.