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Child with viral fever and liquid stools. What can be done? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 04-Jun-2013
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Doctor:This is Dr. XXXXXX here
Doctor:Please proceed with your query
User:Hello Doctor...I have querry about my 10 month old son
Doctor:please proceed
User:He was having viral fever for last 4-5 days and He was on oral Antibiotics
User:Now he s having loose motions
User:Since Morning he is passing liquid stools every 45 mins or so
Doctor:It is possible that it is antibiotic induced
User:Fever is not there anymore from day before yesterday..but he is not eating well ...and now having loose motions too
Doctor:Did he vomit as well?
User:Not today ...but yesterday and before he was vomitting
Doctor:Please give him ORS or elctral water every half an hour to make out for the water and electrolyte loss
Doctor:Also give sporlac powder mixed in water thrice daily
User:and what about food?
Doctor:Both are available over the counter
Doctor:Please continue on the breast feeds
Doctor:You can give him his regular foods
User:Thanks a lot doctor!
User:I have one more question Sir
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