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Child having loose stools. Suggest medicine? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 12-Aug-2013
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User:My two years.
User:My 2.8 year gal baby had loose stools twice today morning can u please suggest any medication.her health condition z good no fever or vomit.
Doctor:Just since today morning?
User:Yesterday once night at 8 pm
Doctor:Any significant medical history?
Doctor:Can I know the color and if you saw any blood in stool?
User:Normal colour blood
Doctor:Ok. Then just give her ORS powder drink, as much as she can drink. This is to maintain hydration of lost water and electrolytes
Doctor:As of now, no other treatment required. It may be due to viral infection or indigestion
Doctor:In both cases, on symptommatic treatment should be given
Doctor:Ping us anytime if there is associated fever, vomiting
User:OK dr thank u.wat type of food can we give
Doctor:Soft food
Doctor:include fruits like XXXXXXX Avoid chiken, mutton etc until infection ceases
Doctor:Avoid milk if possible
Doctor:You will have instructions on the ORS powder XXXXXXX on how to mix it
Doctor:Did you follow what I said? Please get back to me in case of doubts
User:OK thank u
Doctor:Is there any thing else I can help you with?
Doctor:Thanks for consulting.Bye for now.
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