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Infant having continuous loose motions, blackish yellow stools with blood traces. Taken zincolife, cefolac. What should be done?

Hello Sir, My son is 8 months old he is suffering with Loose motion from 17 july, On 17 july he did motion atleat 25 times..!! Doctor Advised him ZINCOLife CEFOLAC PROB-B ORS now from last two days he did blakish- Yellowish motion 5- 6 time in a day with Blood Spot in motion plz advise me what we should do.
Asked On : Thu, 26 Jul 2012
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hello sir/madam,
I am highly concerned for your son having loose motions. Blood in loose motions indicate that your child is having dysentry. This is very well treated by the above mentioned drugs given by your doctor. As of now, 10 days have passed, and still there is bleeding in stool. So should go for a follow up examination by your doctor, also if necessary get examined by a pediatric surgeon, to rule out local condition which causes bleeding in the stool. Do not worry, your son will get well soon. Thank you
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