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Child having watery and smelly stool. Not cured by medicine. What is the disease child suffering from?

my 1 year old baby gal having diarrhea for four days. The poo is watery and smelly. And she having fever and cough on the 2nd day. The doc have gave her some medicine but still nothing much change. I am thinking to change her milk formula cos i found that she always having very smelly poo. But i not sure is that the main cause. Appreciate and thanks in advance.
Asked On : Thu, 31 Jan 2013
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Pediatrician 's  Response
Feb 2013
Thank you for your query,
Your child is having Acute Gastroenteritis which may be bacterial or viral.
Maintain the hydration status of your child by giving sips of oral rehydrating solutions, lemon water and dal water.
Monitor her hydration statue and urine output.
Consult your Pediatrician if loose motions are persisting or any dehydration is there for specific medication for gastroenteritis.
Hope i have answered your query.
Answered: Thu, 31 Jan 2013
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