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What causes passing of green stool in a child? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 28-Sep-2014
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User:hello dr
Doctor:Hello
Doctor:Are you there?
User:my son who is 18 months of age, is passing stool in green color..
User:is there any problem dr
Doctor:ok
Doctor:What is frequency of stools?
User:three times, and very very very little
Doctor:Are you giving bottle feed?
User:baby is active and playing
Doctor:Ok
User:no
Doctor:Ok
User:stool is like watery, green in color and very very little.
Doctor:Any artificial nipple?
Doctor:Ok
Doctor:Since when is he passing?
User:No dr..
Doctor:Ok
Doctor:Are you giving soft food to baby?
User:from today morning
Doctor:Ok
User:yes..
Doctor:ok good
Doctor:Any other symptoms ?
User:no
Doctor:Ok you need not worry unless he has symptoms
Doctor:He passed three times since morning right?
User:yes..
Doctor:What is his normal frequency of stools?
User:and what will be the other symptoms dr..
Doctor:Cough,cold, fever
User:once a day, and rare in twice
User:oik
User:ok
Doctor:Ok
User:does he need any meds dr?
Doctor:If frequency of stool increase then i suggest Z&D drops one ml once a day
User:Z&D.
Doctor:yes zinc drops
Doctor:give him more fluids
User:ok..
Doctor:boil water before give him
Doctor:If problem persist then visit a pediatrician
User:boil water?
Doctor:Sorry
User:use of boil water?
Doctor:whenever you give water to him, do boil water and once it comes to normal temperature then give him
Doctor:it prevents further infection
User:ok ok
User:any other soft food dr?
Doctor:You can give any kind of soft food like curd rice,dal rice,idly,banana
User:ok
Doctor:Do you have any more queries?
User:right now no need of drops, if he increases then we should use right dr?
Doctor:Yes you are right
User:ok dr, thank u very much
Doctor:Thanks for visiting me here. Bye for now.
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