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Toddler having loose motion. How to cure this? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 01-Mar-2013
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User:XXXXXXX here
Doctor:please proceed with the query.
User:My baby has got loose motion
Doctor:how old is your baby.
User:by 24th of this month he will complete 5 months
User:he as got loose motion from past 2 days
Doctor:ok, how ,many times per day
User:more than 8 times
Doctor:is it foul smelling, what color is it?
User:it is foul smelling and yellow color
Doctor:Have you given him any medication.
User:i took him to the doctor.....they advised to give GNORM
User:I gave 2 times
Doctor:ok , did you start it.
User:still continued
User:from today morning i started giving septran and stopped GNOR
Doctor:give her sporolac XXXXXXX 3 times a day
Doctor:in a glass of water
Doctor:feed slowly
User:septran is not goo
Doctor:also give her zinc syrup 2 ml
User:is it not good
Doctor:it is good
Doctor:but was it given by doctor
Doctor:yes you can give, but always try probiotics first
User:he advised to give GNO....if the loose motion didnt stop then he advised to give septran
Doctor:because too much antibiotics can harm babay
Doctor:ok, fine
User:probiotics ?
Doctor:like sporolac , curds
User:an i continue to give probiotics
Doctor:how many times is he passing now.
User:today till now he passed motion 4 times
Doctor:If doctor has adviced you can follow his instruction, but you can take
Doctor:sporolac too
Doctor:give him curd rice mashed
Doctor:avoid milk, juices for few days
User:we will not give rice till 11 month
Doctor:only breast milk you give now.
Doctor:You can try aroot too
User:as of now we are giving Nan PRO 1 and in the evening & night i breastfeed
Doctor:It is good to stop
Doctor:Milk will irritate him more, give only breast milk till he stops loose stools
User:I work
Doctor:give little curd
User:Curd is cold right
Doctor:yes , it is cold, but you can give in after noon, 2 tsp
User:how much ML can i give
Doctor:you can continue it, 2 ml'
User:for how many days should give him
Doctor:for 5 to 6 days only
User:Will the loose motion stop
Doctor:also give him vizylac syrup, has the doctor given him multivitamin too
Doctor:do give this, as this will help him too, always keep this at home during loose stool
Doctor:2 ml once a day
Doctor:you are welcome,
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