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Loose motion with mucus and blood - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help?
User :   hi doctor
Doctor :   yes
User :   my daughter is one year old having loose stools
User :   since 4 days
Doctor :   ok
User :   little mucus and little bloodl
User :   in it
Doctor :   how ,amy times in aday?
Doctor :   ok
User :   4 to 5 times
Doctor :   ok
User :   but i found blood this morning
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   is that foul smelling?
User :   no
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   does she have associated fever?
User :   i consulted the doc
User :   no
Doctor :   ok
User :   on saturday
Doctor :   what was the advise by the doctor?
User :   giving her antibiotic
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   how was that after the treatment?
User :   oflomac
Doctor :   ok
User :   she is still having
Doctor :   does she have pain in the stomach?
User :   yes 4th day
User :   no
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   are you giving extra fluids?
User :   i am a little worried
Doctor :   ok
User :   no
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   oflanac is thr treatment
User :   ok
Doctor :   when the cause of dysentry is not determined exactly
Doctor :   with extra fluids
Doctor :   see that the child is not dehydrated
User :   ok
Doctor :   have i answered your query?
User :   is it nessary for me to meet my doctor again
User :   ?
Doctor :   finish the course of antibiotics
Doctor :   and if the stols stil persist
Doctor :   you can consult
User :   ok

Doctor :   fill this and say when done
Doctor :   is there any thing else that i can help?
Doctor :   are you there?
User :   is there anything to be worried or concerned about this

User :   there is a frothy kind of a stool
Doctor :   not exacftly as long as the treatment is folowed adequetly
Doctor :   that is the indication that its adystentry
Doctor :   and suggests the need forantibiotics
Doctor :   are you there?

User :   yes
Doctor :   ok
User :   sorry
User :   i was on a calll
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Is there any thing else that I could help you with?
User :   what is adystentry?

Doctor :   the summary of the treatment of dysentry is The first and main task in managing any episode of dysentery is to maintain fluid intake using oral rehydration therapy
Doctor :   is an infection of the digestive system that results in severe diarrhea containing mucus and blood in the feces
User :   ok
User :   it is very green mucas with froth

Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   that this indicates the like;y cause to be bacterial dysentry
User :   ok
User :   what to do next?
Doctor :   maintain fluid intake using oral rehydration therapy.
User :   ok
User :   fruit juices etc
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   you can give
Doctor :   home made fluids
Doctor :   like boiled and cooled water
Doctor :   with added salt and sugar
Doctor :   there are availaable ors packets in the marker
Doctor :   market
Doctor :   you can reconstitue and give the baby each time the baby passes stools
User :   ok
Doctor :   hwere do you stay?
User :   what diet shoud be given
Doctor :   any home made bland diet
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   ok
User :   where r u from?
Doctor :   use water that sis boiled and cooled?
User :   k
Doctor :   is there any thing else that i can help you with?
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