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Date : 02-May-2014
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User:hi dr.. my son who is 1 year old is passing loose stools since morning..
Doctor:how many episodes until now?
Doctor:are you there?
User:5, first 3 were semi solid, but last two were like somewhat watery type, we are giving him fluids like reblanz solution and economb
User:econorm sachets
User:however, baby is active and playing
Doctor:Is Reblanz orasl rehydration solution?
Doctor:You can continue to give econorm
Doctor:all right
Doctor:then you can continue to use both
Doctor:Since he is active and playing, you can watch over him
Doctor:With both these medications, he must quickly recover within next 24 hrs
User:we gave econorm solution in 10 mL of warm water..
Doctor:In case, his loose stools worsen or he gets tired, take him to the pediatrician for examination
Doctor:That is fine
User:and in meanwhile we fed with him little curd rice..
Doctor:That should be fine too
Doctor:In my view, you are following the right measures
User:yes dr, all these measures were given by Dr. XXXXXXX 10-15 back..
User:at that time, he had recovered soon, so we r following that only.,.
Doctor:That is great
Doctor:I am glad :)
Doctor:Please continue it
Doctor:Your child should be fine soon
User:but today we are little concern, so we thought is there any other alternative to get well soon..
Doctor:Since, he is doing active now, I would not suggest any alternative
User:ok, yesterday night, we fed him with chapati mixed with milk.. is that food makes heat for the baby dr?
Doctor:That is a little heavy for the baby
Doctor:Avoid giving him chapati for some time now until he is better
Doctor:It does not cause heat although
User:and what r the other foods we can give to baby dr?
Doctor:Give bland diet like idli
Doctor:suji khanji
Doctor:Or plain rice or rava porridge
Doctor:dal and rice
User:thank you very much dr..
Doctor:my pleasure
Doctor:Wish your son a quick recovery
User::) thank you once again dr, bye
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