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Two and half year old child, loose motion, stomach pain. Medicines not helpful. Advise?

hi doctor,my son 2 and half years old having loosemotion from 3 days.i already consuit a doctor on the first day but he said no antibiotic is needed and he gave me the medicine for omiting and digesion.but now onwards mu kid is sufferng from losse motion and and stomach pain doctor.iam afraid now doctor.pls give me an advice.
Asked On : Sun, 24 Mar 2013
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Pediatrician 's  Response
Feb 2013

Thank you for your query on Healthcare Magic.

The mainstay of treatment is diarrhea is to monitor and maintain hydration of the child.

Give sips of oral rehydration fluids like Pedialyte, coconut water, and lemon water to maintain hydration.
Monitor his hydration status by his activity, urine output, and skin turgor.

I advise you to give stool for investigations like routine examination, microscopy, and for culture to see for the presence of any infection.

Continue the medication as advised by your Pediatrician and consult again for further evaluation and investigations.

Hope I have answered your query.

Answered: Thu, 9 May 2013
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Cardiologist Dr. Anantharamakrishnan's  Response
Hi friend,
Welcome to Health Care Magic

If you are concerned, have a second opinion - to be sure
Get the stool analysed...
The most important aspect of treatment of diarrhoea is rehydration / easily judged by sufficient urine output / several over the counter Oral Rehydration Solutions (ORS) are available..

Take care
Wishing speedy recovery
God bless
Good luck
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