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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Hi
User :   hello Doctor my 5.5 month old son has diarreah for the last 5 days
User :   he is on Z&D, Nutroline B and ORS for 5 days
User :   and grmogyl for the second day today
User :   what is concerning is that the moment he has Milk (Formula Nan 1 pro) he passes it as watery stool
Doctor :   I am reading
User :   it stays inside only for 10 mins maximum
User :   can we replace NAN 1 pro with a non milk feed - he is only one NAN 1 as feed so far
Doctor :   Many blame the milk formula as a cause for diarrhoea
Doctor :   And in some cases it is true
Doctor :   And the only way to conform whether the formula is causing diarrhoea changing the formula and wathc the bowle bowelmovementss after feeding the new formula
Doctor :   Because he is 5.5 mo now you can feed baby food
Doctor :   Along with the baby food you can feed the milk
Doctor :   Have you followed me?
User :   any baby food that you reccomend ... yes i follow what you are saying... also want to check if we can start baby food in this stage because he has only been on formuls for the last 4 months
Doctor :   that i s fine. He is now 5.5 mo. so u can start the baby food along with milk
User :   ok ... any baby food that you recommend ...
Doctor :   mashed potatoes,rice gruel, (dal with mashed rice)
User :   thanks for your help doctor
Doctor :   biol all kinds of frits and mash it and feed
User :   ok
Doctor :   There are also commercially available baby foodd with stages
User :   ok
Doctor :   so u can start with stage 1 baby foods
Doctor :   most of these comes in bottles
User :   like nestum ?
Doctor :   Yes
Doctor :   these baby foods has cereal, chicken, mutton, fruits, vegerablesm,
User :   ok
Doctor :   so each baby bottle has specific food so u can mix non veg and veg\g to taste him better
Doctor :   feed 5 times min
Doctor :   start with break fast
User :   ok
Doctor :   open one baby cereal
Doctor :   feed it
Doctor :   and then feed 1 /2 glass milk
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   then think abt luch
Doctor :   but in between break fast and lunch think of giving some snacks
Doctor :   so open baby food with fruis or give fruit juice
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