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Green stools and diarrhea in children - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   see as i just asked u,my 7 months old baby is passing green motions from last one week
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   Dr xxxx Here
User :   HI DR
User :   AS I ASKD U
Doctor :   is he having any nausea, and is thowring up more ?
User :   MY 7 MONTH OLD BABY BOY IS PASSING GREEN MOTIONS
User :   FROM LAST ONE WEEK
User :   I MET HIS PAEDHE GAVE ME ECONORM AND ZINCONIA
User :   BUT STILL HE IS SAME
User :   SOMETIME
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Is he irritable, and dehydrated ?
User :   IS IT RELATED TO WINTERS
User :   no
User :   sumtimes
User :   irritable
Doctor :   yes , infection causing diarhea can occur seasonally and it is more commonly due to viral causes
User :   then wt i do w
User :   nw doctor
User :   he become so weak
Doctor :   is he having his feeds normally ?
User :   yes
User :   he is hving cough
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   has he gained weight regularly?
Doctor :   any fever, diarhea ?
User :   yaa doctor told me
User :   its normal
User :   no fever/...diarhea
User :   his weight is 8 kg
User :   he is so pale
Doctor :   have u done any ultrasouind of his belly ?
User :   not yet
Doctor :   ok
User :   wAT EXACTLY IS DIS....GREEN MOTIONS,I GAVE HIM MEDICINES....BUT NO RESULT
Doctor :   the exact cause can be known by a stool test
User :   OK...ITS WATERY GREEN MOTIONS...
User :   WHT SHUD I DO NOW
User :   COZ HE IS HAVIN VERY BAD DIAPER RASHES TOO BCOZ OF THE MOTIONS
Doctor :   the most probable could be bile or gall bladder secretions
User :   WAT IS DIS DOCTOR
Doctor :   there are lot of things that can cause a green stools
User :   MAY BE TEETHING OR WINTERS TOO....
Doctor :   the exact diagnosis can be done by a physical examination
Doctor :   it is not due to teething
User :   OKK
Doctor :   it could be something in his feedings
User :   hmm
User :   but he is nt tking any bottle
Doctor :   is he having any top feeds ?
User :   is it related to my diet
User :   ya
Doctor :   doe he attend day care ?
User :   no
Doctor :   are there any pets at home ?
User :   no
User :   doctor do i need to meet any paediatrician
Doctor :   ok
User :   again
Doctor :   what i would advice you, is to get a stool test done
User :   ok
User :   meanwhile no medicines
Doctor :   adequate hydration will be helpful
User :   when he sleeps his eyes r half open
Doctor :   no medications are advicible at this stage
Doctor :   that is ok
User :   okk
User :   wat about econorm and zinconia
Doctor :   continue the medications econorm
User :   no zinconia
Doctor :   econorm will imrpove the git motility
User :   doctor he is having cough
User :   since very long time
User :   after his birth...
Doctor :   zinconia is a carminative
User :   okk
Doctor :   it is not that much necessary
Doctor :   may i know where u reside ?
User :   i had a word wid doctor he told me his chest is clear
User :   but still cough
User :   delhi
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   give him some probiotic medications
Doctor :   he will be fine
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