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Antibiotics may not be required in most of the loose motions. They are required in dysentry
when the stool is associated with blood mucus and fever
Majority of diarrhea
are caused by viruses. They take their own time to recover. In the mean while one should maintain the hydration of the child by giving ORS
or any fluid that contains sugar and salt.
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