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Frequent lose motions, small quantity, 6 months - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   My 6 month baby girl is passing lose motion very frequantely in small quatitiy for last 1 week ,is it normal?
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   I am
Doctor :   Yes
Doctor :   usually infants empty bowel every time after they eat
Doctor :   as long as it is not watery that is fine
User :   but this time she is passing more then normal
User :   hello?
User :   its been first time that she passing 10 times a day
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Give sporolac sachets
Doctor :   mix in milk
Doctor :   give 3-4 times
User :   ok
User :   any thing else
Doctor :   make changes in feeding
Doctor :   schedule the feeding timigs
Doctor :   Give only every 4 hours
Doctor :   not before that
User :   is there any need of worry
Doctor :   If the bowels are watery and more than 0 then you need to thin l of dehydration
Doctor :   what u amd doctor worry os dehydration
Doctor :   so rehyadrae
User :   ok
Doctor :   Mix electrolyte powder in milk or water r and give
User :   ok
User :   is this because her gum formation
Doctor :   if the stooll are watery continue sporolac powdersacheta and consult pediatric for evaluation of dehydration
User :   ok thankyou so much
Doctor :   Thank you
Doctor :   I do not know whether it is from gums or tooth
Doctor :   But I read it as myth
Doctor :   But it is very common in infants
Doctor :   Bye
Doctor :   Thank you
User :   thankyou so much
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Bye
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