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Treatment for green colour stools for child - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   HI
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   am son has completed 4 months 2day
Doctor :   ok
User :   i got his culture test done as per doc advise
User :   wanted to check with u what exactly the report details and what measures to be taken
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   what is the results in the report?
User :   his stool colur is greenish yellow
User :   mucus thred present +
User :   pus cells 3-4 /hpf
User :   rbcs occasil
User :   ova not seen
User :   cyst not seen
Doctor :   ok
User :   Amikacin - sensitive
User :   pls advise
User :   he is on breast milk and SIMYL Powder
Doctor :   The puscells are indicative of infection.
Doctor :   and the infection will respond well, for the medication called Amikacin
User :   he is on z&d only
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   does he still have loose stools?
User :   s watery 3 to 4 times
User :   in a day
Doctor :   that is quite normal
Doctor :   no need to be bothered for it
Doctor :   is there any smell in the stool, any vomiting, fever?
User :   slight smell is there no vomitting or fever
Doctor :   Did you consulted your pediatrician?
User :   s
Doctor :   What was his advice?
User :   he hs asked me to continue z&d for four more days
Doctor :   ok
User :   then if he passes stools more than 4 times then he has suggested a syrup
Doctor :   I suggest you to continue the same as the stool frequency has reduced
Doctor :   How old is your child?
User :   gremolly sorry am not sure of the spellinh
User :   he hs completed 4 months
Doctor :   Any other medications or injections he has suggested
User :   no
Doctor :   The syrup is GRAMOGYl right
User :   s
Doctor :   it is an antibiotic, since he has infection, you have to continue for 5 days
User :   shd i start from 2day
User :   i met the doc on saturday
Doctor :   Yes, you can start the medications
User :   doc told me to give only if he pases stool more than 4 times
User :   thought of chking with u
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   you can give the medications, no harm in that
User :   ok
Doctor :   Give the medications for 4-5 days eventhough the stool frequency may be reduced
User :   ok
Doctor :   are you breast feeding the child
User :   s
User :   s
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   do you have any more queries?
Doctor :   are you there
User :   s
Doctor :   Is there any thing else I can help you with?
User :   wantd 2 know how manymore days he hs to be on simyl powder
Doctor :   You need to continue till his loose stools settle
User :   breast milk is not sufficient 4 him
Doctor :   And due to loose stools, the cells of intestines will be washed away and eventhough the loose stools decreased
Doctor :   it will take time for the cells to get repaired
Doctor :   hence continue Simyl powder since it is easily digested even though theloose stools have decreased
Doctor :   Avoid introduction of any new infant formulas
User :   how many times it can b given
Doctor :   it can be given 2-3 times
Doctor :   if you are also giving breast feed
User :   he feels very hungry
Doctor :   then you can increase it to 4-5 times
User :   am working. so during the day am not at home to feed him
Doctor :   Usually child has to fed once in 3-4 hours
User :   breast milk is also reduced
Doctor :   ok
User :   am not able to pump these days
Doctor :   who is taking care of the baby?
User :   my mother

Doctor :   ok
User :   he keeps crying after one hr of feeding

Doctor :   Then she can give the feed every 3-4 hours or as the child demands
User :   ok
User :   anything else can be given
User :   there is no weight incrase
Doctor :   is he taking any solid or semisolid foods with the milk
User :   he is still 5.5 kg for last two weeks
User :   no
Doctor :   that is because the feeds are not sufficient for him and also due to loosemotions
Doctor :   You can try Nestum rice
User :   how many times can this be given
User :   and the quantity
Doctor :   it is devoid of milk and also good during loose stools
Doctor :   You need to first start with small feeds
User :   how many spoons can be given in a day

Doctor :   and gradullay increse
User :   it has to be diluted or past can be given
Doctor :   first start with one small scoop on day1, later increase to 2 scoops
Doctor :   It needs to be diluted with boiled and cooled water
Doctor :   It has to be prepared under sterile precautions
User :   ok

Doctor :   You should use the tumblers, cups, spoons which is sterile
User :   my child doc told me to give 1 spoon of simyl powder with 6 spoons of water
User :   is it correct way of giving or this quantity can be increased
Doctor :   Yes, that is correct
Doctor :   usually during this time more diluted is preferred since he has loose motions
User :   ok

Doctor :   Even the nestum you make it a semisolid,
Doctor :   IF possibel to prepare at home you can also give rice ghanji
User :   ok

User :   is it ok if i give water

Doctor :   i suggest once the child has recovered from the loose motions to start on other foods like mashed dhal, vgetable soups, mashed cooked apple
Doctor :   The water should be boiled, cooled and given in streile container
User :   how water can be given in a day
Doctor :   water can be given in spoons
User :   ok
User :   doc last questin
Doctor :   ok
User :   initially doc told my son has got some infection
User :   then persistent diaheria and then lactose intolrence
User :   now again loose motion
User :   its already more than a month now
Doctor :   During infection of the intestines , the superficial cells are destroyed which secret the enzyme called lactase which is helpful for breaking the milk protein called lactose
Doctor :   during loose motions the there is decrease in lactase level
Doctor :   hence there will be no sufficient lactse production by the cells
Doctor :   The lactose in the milk will not be able to get breakdown leading to lactase intolerance
Doctor :   further worsening the loose motions
Doctor :   as i told you it will take time to settle
User :   ok

Doctor :   since the cells which is destroyed should be repaired
User :   ok
Doctor :   any way the loose stools has decreased, no need to worry
User :   ok
Doctor :   continue the medications
Doctor :   Is there any thing else I can help you with?
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