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4.5 month old child, loose, sticky motions. Treatment? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 26-Mar-2013
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Doctor:Good afternoon
Doctor:I am here
User:Very Good Affternoon Dr
User:This is XXXXXXX
Doctor:Nice name
Doctor:Please proceed with your query XXXXXXX
User:i am here for my baby who is now 4.5 months, yesterday she had motion 4 times, loose and sticky stool
User:this never happn during this 4 months
Doctor:I am sorry to hear this
Doctor: XXXXXXX I will suggest you few things
Doctor:How is the general condition of your baby now?
User:she started rolling from front to back, is it because of that?
Doctor:Is it active?
User:yeah, she is very active
Doctor:Is she thirsty?
Doctor:Does she ask for water to drink?
User:she is only 4.5 months doctor
Doctor:Did she vomit too?
Doctor:Are you breastfeeding her?
User:i am working .. so so day time it is not possible. so we are giving her Nan 1
User:night, i am giving only breast milk
Doctor:I understand
Doctor:Continue to give her these
Doctor:Please give her Electral water also to drink as and when possible
Doctor:She needs to get the electrolytes replenished
Doctor:So, continue to give electral
Doctor:She does not require any medications now
Doctor:Keep a watch on her activity
Doctor:If she is doing good, then there is no need to worry
Doctor:If the loose stools increase, she may require metrogyl syrup
Doctor:This is a prescription drug
Doctor:You need to get it prescribed by her pediatrician
User:today, till this time she had motion only once
User:ok, ok
Doctor:That is a sign of her recovery
Doctor:She will improve soon
Doctor:There is no need for medications as far as i see it
User:ok fine doctor
Doctor:Is there anything else you want me to help you with?
User:no doctor, thanks a lot
Doctor:Thank you for consulting me
Doctor:Wishing your baby a speedy recovery
Doctor:Take care
User:thank you
Doctor:Bye for now
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