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15 months baby suffering from foot mouth and diarrhea with testicles retracted

Hi I have a 15 month old son and I took him to the pediatrician yestereay she said he has foot mouth. But now he has diahreaa and a rash so bad he can not wear a diaper . His testicles are retracted on both right and left is it normal? Should i take him to the ER
Asked On : Thu, 7 Jul 2011
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Thanks for query,
Your son has acute gastro enteritis.
due to cleaning of the part repeatedly he developed rashes on the part.
Retraction of testicles are normal,nothing to worry.
But loose motions may produce dehydration which may produce complication.
So it is better to take him to ER.Timely taken treatment prevents dehydration.
Meanwhile give plenty of water,lime water juice,electral powder.
Ok and bye.
Answered: Thu, 7 Jul 2011
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