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Cause and remedy for loose motion and fever in child - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Hi my baby is 18months old with high grade fever from 5 days and loose motion all reports normal except blood culture some bacteria is growin . inj monocef is been given can u please tell me what is this and diet to control loose motion hes on drip too.           
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   I am Dr.xxxx here
Doctor :   Let me read your query
Doctor :   Ok
User :   Hello Doctor xxxxxx
Doctor :   For this the antibiotic is given
Doctor :   which does help to eliminate the infection that is bacteria from the body
Doctor :   depending on the culture report, it is being given I suppose
User :   they are giving inj monocef
Doctor :   Yes, I got it, it is a good antibiotic
Doctor :   Diet wise, he should be given good amount of fluids
User :   but hes showing no results
Doctor :   to prevent dehydation
User :   culture report is not given
Doctor :   Do talk to your doctor about adding another antibiotic like Metronidazole or Tinidazole
Doctor :   along with the current one
Doctor :   that shall be helpful
User :   this antibitoic is for?
Doctor :   bacterial infection
User :   his spleen and liver is also enlarged
Doctor :   the ones which are not targetted by Monocef
Doctor :   shall be taken care by this antibiotic
User :   ok
Doctor :   the liver and spleen enlargment can be due to infection
Doctor :   and does subside once it clears
User :   does it sounds like typhoi to you?
User :   Typhoid
Doctor :   That would have come in the Blood culture report
Doctor :   if the growth is of Salmonella Typhi bacteria
Doctor :   then it is Typhoid
Doctor :   if it is not that bacteria
Doctor :   then it is not Typhoid
User :   its bacterial growth but which family no idea
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   That shall be given in the culture report
User :   okie i will wait for culture report till than can you suggest me how can i control his loose motion
Doctor :   Give good amount of fluids
Doctor :   if he is hospitalized
Doctor :   drips shall be given when required
User :   yes he is
User :   yes they giving him drios
User :   but lots of loose motions
Doctor :   give good hygienic food and juices
User :   anything to avoid
Doctor :   and let him continue with the current treatment
Doctor :   talk to your doctor about Metronidazole/Tinidazole, that is the main thing which you have to take it from this chat
User :   alright doctor
User :   Thank you so much i will talk to my doctor about ot
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me. Bye for now. Please refer your friends to our service.
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