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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Hi, I have a son of 2 years 3 months. He is a very active chap, but very lean just weights 12 kilos and height 88 cms.. He got ill now 9 times from dec. Today he has got a fever of 101.8 F and this shoots only once and goes.. and never comes back.. But it is recurrent. Now I am terribly worried. I am also noticing for 2 days that he is having a very green poop. I am not reall him any much green leafy , a very few broccoli, except everyday from now 5 days I am giving him regularly Blackberry,strawberry smothee freshly made it at home. Is this the reason of green poops? Is the fever connected with his poops?
Doctor :   Hello.
User :   Hi
Doctor :   Let me read your query.
User :   okay
Doctor :   Is the stool solid or liquid in nature?
User :   very solid...
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   no diarrahia
Doctor :   Are you giving him any medications?
User :   no..
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   are u attacking to know.. why greep poops are occuring?
Doctor :   Are there any un digested particals in the stool.
User :   yes.. like corns sometime..
Doctor :   Yes.
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   they just come as it has gone ..
Doctor :   Since when is he having this symptoms?
User :   Also one time i was having a this doubt that what he had he in the lunch is coming out in the evening
User :   its like some months .. but happens sometimes.. not always..
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   It does happen when the digestive system is affected.
User :   okay..
User :   u mean the green poop?
Doctor :   Have you shown him to any doctor in this regard?
Doctor :   I mean the undigested food in the stool.
User :   no but I mentioned sometimes and they said he is fine.. need not to bother much
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   no but never mentioned about this undigested food
Doctor :   Ok
User :   Is this the cause of fever and green stool?
Doctor :   It could be related.
User :   oh okay..
Doctor :   Recurrent infection happen in children,
User :   is it something to be worried about?
User :   what kind of infection u mean?
Doctor :   As there immune system is not fully developed.
User :   ok
Doctor :   Any infection.
User :   ok
Doctor :   About the undigested food in the stool.
Doctor :   You have to worry, if it happens in the long term.
User :   what do I have to do now? I am gng to show it to doctor today in another 3 hrs..
Doctor :   You have to consult your pediatric about the recurrent infections and indigestion.
User :   is that something that i am feeding him is causing it??
Doctor :   It could be a food infection also.
User :   We are indians and usually makes food which has oil, pulses, rice and wheat.. also I give him fish and chicken..
Doctor :   Hope the food prepared are fresh and
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   Hope the food prepared are fresh and hygienic.

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