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7 month old child, loose motion. Infection? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 30-May-2013
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User:the problem is related to my 7 month old son
User:he is facing the problem of loose motion
User:since last 3 days
Doctor:Please proceed further
Doctor:Sorry to hear that
User:is this due to infaction ?
Doctor:How many times did he pass the stools?
User:7-8 times in a day
Doctor:Is he vomiting too?
Doctor:It may be due to infection
User:this is the only problem
Doctor:Before I suggest you, I need some important clues from you
User:otherwisw he is very active, no fever
Doctor:How is his general health status?
Doctor:That sounds really good
User:weight 8 kg
Doctor:I hope he is not tired
Doctor:The only measure you can take now is to give him ORS powder in water
User:around 10 days back we started solid food
Doctor:That might be the reason for his loose stools
User:yse we are giving ORS and econorm (2 times a day)
Doctor:Continue the same medicines
Doctor:What have you started him on?
Doctor:The solid foods?
User:Silever spoon - Multivitimin powder
Doctor:Did you start him on any home made food?
User:yse some pulse soup
User:mash banana
User:boiled rice water
Doctor:There may be contamination while preparing the food
Doctor:General hygiene measures should be followed
User:is there any test is required for cinfirming the infection
Doctor:Autoclave the utensils before using
Doctor:Get a stool routine done for your son
Doctor:It will detect any infection
Doctor:Thank you too
Doctor:Is there anything else you wish to ask me?
User:no thanks
Doctor:Bye for now
Doctor:Happy day
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