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Pain in abdomen, smelly floating stools. Is this normal?

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My son has been complaining of tummy pain, and has really big smelly floating stools, he is only five so just wondering if this is normal
Posted Thu, 25 Apr 2013 in Abdominal Pain
Answered by Dr. Hari Charan Perigela 2 hours later
Pain abdomen with big smelly floating stools are due to infection of the gut.
It can be due to contaminated food or water.
Please avoid out side food.
Please give him antibiotic Ofloxacin and ornidazole ,antispasmodic Dichotomise and Econorm sachets.
If it doesn't come down ,get an Ultrasound abdomen.
Wish him good health and speedy recovery.
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