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Stomach infection post introduction of cow's milk - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Hi,My daughter is 8 months old. From birth itself we had to feed her with powder milk (simyl mct) because mom's milk was not enough for her. After 6 months Dr said to try with cow milk (in small amount). It helped her. Everything was going good. But recently we shifted because of my job. For first two days she was fine but since last two days she got loose motion (4-5 times) we visited a new doctor (because of new place). He asked us to stop cow milk and feed her with Lactogen. He also told us that the loose motion is because of infection and prescribed Darolac.
Unfortunetly there is no improvement in my daughter's condition.
My daughter's stools color is yellow or sometime green.
Please help. In how many days she should be fine?
Thank you.RegardsXXX
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   I am Dr.XXXhere
Doctor :   Let me read your query
User :   fine
Doctor :   Now, since she is being fed with lactogen, the infection shall come down
Doctor :   meanwhile continue with the antibiotics
User :   so you mean the Darolac should be enough
User :   ok
Doctor :   That is not an antibiotic, I guess
User :   ya
Doctor :   it is to replace the normal bacteria
Doctor :   in the intestines
Doctor :   it contains lactobacillus right?
User :   what kind of infection is it?
User :   yep
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Now wait for 2 days
User :   ok
User :   what kind of infection is it?
Doctor :   if there is fever, then paracetamol needs to be given
Doctor :   the infection is in the stomach and intestines
User :   no fever i think
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