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Diarrhea for a newborn baby - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   My 20 days old baby does stool with every sneez and Yawning. just wanted to consult you before going to doctor in the morning.
Doctor :   Hi
User :   Hello
Doctor :   How can I help you ?
User :   after an avg of 15 mnts
Doctor :   May I know how many times he does it every day ?
Doctor :   And since when he is having the problem ?
User :   more then 20 times
User :   for last 5 days
Doctor :   Ok Is he urinating at least 5-6 times daily ?
User :   yes
User :   more then that
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   Is he having breast milk or anything else ?
User :   yes breast milk
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   Is the color of the stool normal or green ?
User :   normal
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   i just confirmed with my wife, she does it more then 25 times
Doctor :   Usually if the stool is less than or equal to 10 times then it is considered alright.
Doctor :   If more than that you have to see a neonatologist
User :   ok
Doctor :   a pediatrician specialised in treating babies below the age of 30 days.
Doctor :   And if 25 times , especially 5 days is a bit urgent cause for medical attention.
Doctor :   The baby has to be put on iv drip.
Doctor :   And given antibiotic.
User :   Iv drip?
Doctor :   Usually we wait for 3 days
User :   i went to pediatrician on friday. he asked me that all that and checked her and prescribed Prowel and Walamycin
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   half spoon morning and evng
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   three times given but no change
Doctor :   Ok, That is the most important indiaction of a neonatologist consultation.
User :   sorry but i dont understand
Doctor :   It can be a broader infection.
User :   but doctor she does not cry
User :   and moves her body well
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   How much is the quantity ?
User :   and take milk
User :   very small
User :   quantity si very small
Doctor :   does he go to stool after a feed ?
User :   not actually but she does it with yawning and sneezing
User :   and normaly (quantity) she does twice
User :   very small quantity with yawning and sneezing and normal she does twice.
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   Please do not worry then.
Doctor :   Just wait for 2 more days
Doctor :   let me tell you
User :   ok
User :   u want to tell something
Doctor :   continue breast feed
Doctor :   as many times as possible
Doctor :   just see she is not dehydrated
User :   ok
Doctor :   Take care
User :   Take care
Doctor :   but if heavy stools are there more than 5 times
Doctor :   please see the doctor immediately
User :   thank u
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