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Re: when did you know it was mpi? More help needed please
« Reply #75 on: November 03, 2013, 09:16:55 am »
The increased sick could be in part them growing and it becoming more of advisable problem as they want more.. A bit like how often reflux doesn't show straight away too YK?

Because they aren't even 6 weeks old Hun I would put this to the specialist. Just say 'hey I know something isn't right, I'm just not sure if it's allergy related, reflux, both or something else. What is my best first step forward? - see of they can give you a plan too ie do this, wait x weeks, then do this and if that doesn't work do that. Make someone proactively be on your side to figure this all out :-*
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Re: when did you know it was mpi? More help needed please
« Reply #76 on: November 03, 2013, 09:20:19 am »
The only person I can see soon is a gp. I can asked to be referred to a paed but it'll be a good prob 8wk wait. I'll see what the gp says. I'm really resenting my new life.
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Re: when did you know it was mpi? More help needed please
« Reply #77 on: November 03, 2013, 09:54:44 am »
Hang in there babybarr. I know how you feel hun. It will get better. Tbh i would still ask to be referred even if it means the wait. You can always cancel if things get sorted.

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Re: when did you know it was mpi? More help needed please
« Reply #78 on: November 03, 2013, 13:46:59 pm »
(((Hugs))) Laura. If your gut is telling you to switch formula I would really consider it. Wait times for referrals are long over here as well, just sucks.
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Re: when did you know it was mpi? More help needed please
« Reply #79 on: November 03, 2013, 15:32:40 pm »
It was saying formula until I've sat watching them reflux and cry and not be able to sleep. They also stick out their tongues and really
Dribble. They've also been arching their backs and not drinking much. I don't know what to think.
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Re: when did you know it was mpi? More help needed please
« Reply #80 on: November 03, 2013, 15:47:35 pm »
Laura I am right with you...E has been doing the tongue thing, drooling, and many more symptoms and I am thinking food intolerance is not the only issue either.

Reflux can be worse during gs right? Perhaps just bad timing with a gs and formula change...just thinking out loud really.

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Re: when did you know it was mpi? More help needed please
« Reply #81 on: November 03, 2013, 17:08:53 pm »
Laura at the end of the day a switch to neocate will only help...or do nothing right? It can't make them worse. So, I would honestly ask your GP for neocate and a decent dose of omeprazole and see if it nips this in the bud. If in two weeks things are much better then you know either both or one of these worked. You can then attempt to drop the omeprazole maybe after a month or swap the milk back to nutr at 6 mths.

If it's that bad we just need to pull out all the stops sometimes YK. - q is will your GP prescribe?
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Re: when did you know it was mpi? More help needed please
« Reply #82 on: November 03, 2013, 17:49:56 pm »
They've been screaming after their feed now so more swaying towards reflux. I prob can get neocate and ranitidine via gp and I will ask about domperidone just to see what she says. Omeprazole would be via a paed I would think but again I can ask.
Just pray I can firstly get an appt with her and second she will help without too much persuasion. The hardest thing is they want to sleep on me and it's virtually impossible to comfort them both. Daddy won't en either which again indicates pain as far as I'm concerned. I should be able to organise a blood test to rule out o's other issues. Thanks for your help.
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Re: when did you know it was mpi? More help needed please
« Reply #83 on: November 04, 2013, 00:13:20 am »
A high dose of ranitidine could certainly help at least for now.
I'm not trying to put you off, but be aware domperidone is prescribed reluctantly to infants (here anyway) particularly young ones so your dr may suggest you try the ranitidine first, then omeprazole before giving domperidone.   

If your going to do a blood test see if you can add iron count. Just to check for microscopic bleeding - you can even ask for specialised bloods which rule out EE but I can't remember them :-\
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Re: when did you know it was mpi? More help needed please
« Reply #84 on: November 04, 2013, 09:31:04 am »
Off to appt now. Send vibes.
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Re: when did you know it was mpi? More help needed please
« Reply #85 on: November 04, 2013, 10:21:02 am »
Tons of vibes - keep fighting  :-*

And definitely cry if it will help  :-*

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Re: when did you know it was mpi? More help needed please
« Reply #86 on: November 04, 2013, 11:41:44 am »
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Re: when did you know it was mpi? More help needed please
« Reply #87 on: November 04, 2013, 12:55:12 pm »
Lots of vibes!
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Re: when did you know it was mpi? More help needed please
« Reply #88 on: November 04, 2013, 13:05:15 pm »
So... dr listened and then weighed them.  According to her scales (and I say that as she had them on a slightly cushioned surface so not sure how accurate) H has lost 3oz in the last 2wks and J has only put on 1.5oz.  This means that she wanted to speak with paed at the hospital to sort out dosage for ranitidine.  However because of the weight the paed has put them straight on omeprazole - which I'm pleased about, saves all the faffing with ranitidine and weight and then it not working as effectively.  However it means I have to have them weighed twice this week before seeing the gp next Tues and if they aren't gaining we'll been seen at the hospital - and fairly quickly.  We've kept the milk and gaviscon the same which I'm ok with, after all if next week there's no improvement we can perhaps consider changing the milk again.  Typically though today they've not been too bad!!  I don't *think* yesterday was just the 6wk gs ::) (and certainly the vomiting can't be put down to that!)
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Re: when did you know it was mpi? More help needed please
« Reply #89 on: November 04, 2013, 13:07:59 pm »
Oh so glad things were done so quickly for you Laura! Silly babies, aren't kids always that way when you take them to the dr...mine are!
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