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Child vomiting on giving food. Prescribed ondem. Loose motion started. Possible treatment?

Hi doctor , my daughter is 16 month old , last night , what ever we are giving her To eat , she vomits , one of the doctor suggested to take ondem 5 ml , after taking ondem, vomiting is stopped , but now loose motion has started Motion are like water . Please guide us as it is Sunday . It is very difficult to find a doctor
Asked On : Wed, 27 Feb 2013
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Pediatrician 's  Response
Thanks for your query.
Your daughter is having acute gastroenteritis. which is mostly viral in nature and takes few days to subside.
Most important is to maintain proper hydration.
Give her oral rehydration solution sip by sip after each loose stool,give coconut water,lemonade,banana,boiled potato,curd,rice puree.
Give lactobaccilus for 2 to 3 days and zinc for 14 days.

Watch for features of dehydration;
lethargy/decreased urine output/sunken eyes.
In case you find any ,get her evaluated by pediatrician.

Wishing your baby good health.
God bless.
Answered: Thu, 28 Feb 2013
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Pediatrician Dr. E Venkata Ramana's  Response
Feb 2013
Thank you for your query,
Your daughter seems to have a viral gastroenteritis.
Maintain her hydration by giving sip by sip of oral rehydration solutions like Pedialyte, coconut water, lemon water to replace the losses of water in the stools.
Monitor her hydration by her urine output, skin turgor, and oral cavity, tongue moisture.
If you find any sign of dehydration try to give more ORS.
Consult your Pediatrician for the assessment and specific treatment.
Hope I have answered your query.
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