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Cooled boiled water is not enough to hydrate in case of water stool.
You will have to give him ORS which contains salts also.
You may also give him coconut water etc.
Monitor for signs of dehydration
1. Decreased skin turgor
2. Increasing thirst.
3. Sunken eyes.
6. Decreasing passage of urine.
In case of further dehydration the child requires Intravenous fluids.
For the rash
around the anal region Zinc containing ointment are normally prescribed by pediatricians.
Please monitor for danger signs. The danger signs are
1. Poor feeding.
3. Loss of consciousness
4. Fits or seizures.
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Dr Y V Siva Sankara Murty
Associate Professor of Pediatrics