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I have Kid of 10+ Months old from yestarday he has loose motion
Yestrday he had 10 times, it is watery, Greenish and aroung 5 to 10 ml each time
So did you any improvement?
ORS from One XXXXXXX prepared in 100 ml water and gave him small small quantity10-15 times
I will ask a few questions to get a better idea of his condition.
And mixed one sachaet of bifilac in 50 ml water and gave this quantity 3 times 15-20 ml each time
Does he have other symptoms apart from loose motions?
Pain in abdomen?
He is not crying much, he is normal as usual. But crying very little more than normal.
Also Sleeping normally
Can you describe his diet?
Morning he will have Rice
Night gave him 1 Bannana
Yestrday, Afternoon and Evening also we gave him Rice instead of Cerlac
Breast Feeding only
That is good.
No bottle feeds?
No, but the ORS and Bifilac prepared in separate bottles same is fed to him multiple times
No External milk, we have not started yet
Does he have any medical concerns in the past?
We cam back from native last tuesday
I think he got an infectious diarhea...most probably viral.
But last to last week he was crying non stop in native i.e. 7th April, we took to doctor, he gave injection and some other medicines
Ok, what is your Suggestion
Do you remember the name of the medicines?
I think one is colicaid and another to stop him from crying pedicr.. don't remember exactly. I can call my wife and get it if required. But I gave it only once as he got quered after omitting twice and having motion once. After that he was fine.
We need to take a few measures to get his motions in control.
But before statring this motion problem instead of having motion daily he was having motion two day's once twice
It is normal for breast fed babies to go for motions upto even 8 times a day.
Since he is on solid foods as well it brings down the motions to 3 or 4 times a day.
Since he has green colored stools, I am thinking that he is passing out everything he is eating.
Therefore we need to give his intestines a little rest from feeds.
I want you to get ORSL that is ready made ORS OR Gatorade.
Both are equivalents of ORS and are already prepared.
During night time you may give him ORSL only.
This will help him with rehydration and give his intestines a little rest.
Continue breast feeding during the day.
Also give him more of solid food during day.
Night he gets up once or Twice and sleeps back after breast feed, is that is fine
This will reduce the frequency of stools.
Normally that is fine.
My instructions are only meant for the time he has diarhea
I can continue to feedhim the bifilac correct
Do not give him bifilac now.
I need his intestines to rest.
Ok, I will stop it
Usually parents feed kids when they cry.
But during diarhea feed every two hours
Other times give him gatorade only
So Today feed him only rice and bannana and avoid feeding during day time correct? And continue to give ORS whenever he has loose stool correct?
Ok 2 Hours once feeding is fine
Actually if you avoid feeding the breast milk letdown may stop
Donot feed him through the night
During night give him gatorade only
Twice is fine, otherwise he will not sleep
He will sleep. Kids like gatorade taste.
They sleep well on it.
I also want you to give him thick food during day.
ok. What is the quantity of ORSL? And once opened how many days we can continue to use?
You may discard it in one day.
It doesnot required to be diluted correct
It has already been prepared.
You just need to open the bottle and give it as such.
Ok Fine. We will give now on ORSL and Rice, Bannana and avoid feeding as much as possible. If doesn't quere tommorrow will go to doctor.
You can also include cereal
Also other foods. He must be hungry from the loose motions.
Ceral usually we mix in Lactogen and fedd him, is that is fine or now we have to mix in water?
Actually if you can mix it in breast milk it is best.
Otherwise mix it in clean water.
Clean hygienic food is a must to avoid recurrent infections of gut.
Do you have other question?
This all started after I gave him musc mellon. Usually he eats it without any issues
It is ok to try foods with baby.
Was it the first time he was taking melon
Since new foods can cause allergies in kids which can present similarly.
no, I gave him muliple times. But previously after cutting I use to dip it in hot water and then take out and once cools down I use to feed him. But this time fed him after cleaning with mineral water.
It is more clean
Also this time her mother had Ground nut sweet roti's
That is ok
That is not harmful.
I think melon was cleaned in mineral water...that caused the symptoms.
Since source of mineral water is not reliable.
That is correct
Ok Thanks doctor will follow your suggestions and if still it continues will take him to Cloudnine hospital
Hope I helped.
Yes. Thank you Very much
Do you have other question?
Is it is fine to start ORSL from evening. Presently wife will continue feeding the preparation she has made from one ORS XXXXXXX
Now only you should start.
Actually you may be making it in mineral water.
Mineral water, that is boiled
It is fine correct?
Still it is better if you get gatorade or ORSL.
Gatorade you can get at any bog store.
I will get it while going back home from office
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