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3 months old. Diarrhea, blood in stool, fever. On breast feeding. Treatment?

Hello Doc, my three months old daughter is suffering from diarrhea from yesterday i.e., 4th dec, after passing four to five time in the day time, by evening we found blood trace in her stool , from then onwards she is been passing little amount of stool with blood trace and by mid night she got fever, we are about to take her to pediatrician in the town. she is exclusively on breast fed. can you please guide us. Kishore
Asked On : Sat, 8 Dec 2012
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Feb 2013
Hi Kishore
Usually exclusive breastfed babies are less prone for gastroenteritis. Your child is looking like having infectious diarrhea as he is having bloody loose stools and fever. Continue breastfeeding, give sips of oral rehydrating fluids and paracetamol drops for fever in prescribed dosage and consult your Pediatrician for the specific management.
Answered: Tue, 11 Dec 2012
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