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Child having recurrent fever, diarrhoea with foam on top. Serious?

Hi my son who is 7 has on again off again diarrhea with unformed almost chalky look (but brown) stool with a bit of foam on top of the toilet water? no fever with this bout but has had stomach upset, diarrhea and fever on and off? He s been Rx d zantac in the past for what was thought to be GERD? Not sure if his problem is something more serious or not?
Asked On : Sat, 1 Dec 2012
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from history it seems that your son might be having some gastro-intestinal infection giving rise this problem off an on.
Give him one course of Ofloxacilin, tinidazole combination medicine for 3-5 days.
Avoid giving junk food.
Give him light diet for few days.
Give plenty of water.
Ok and take care.
Answered: Sat, 4 Jan 2014
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