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Diarrhoea in a infant - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   hello
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :  
How can I help you?
User :   my son is 5 months and has had constant diarrhea for a week
Doctor :  
Ok
User :   been doctors 3times and hes not getting better
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :  
How are the motions?
Doctor :  
Watery or semi-solid?
User :   very watery
Doctor :  
Since how long has this problem been?
User :   saturday
Doctor :   Ok
User :   hes had diorolyte and i was told to hlf strength his milk
Doctor :  
What are the medications he is taking?
Doctor :  
Ok
Doctor :  
Any other medications he is put on?
User :   no
User :   just that
Doctor :  
Ok
Doctor :  
Usually for babies less than 6 months, no medications are advised
User :   oh?
Doctor :  
You try to replenish him with fluids
User :   ive been doing tthat
Doctor :  
Also that diorolyte will help in replenishing the minerals

Doctor :  
If it is still remitting then antibiotic intervention might be required
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