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Fever, diarrhea in an infant - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   hello my son 9 month old son has diariha and some of it looks like clear jelly with little red or orange spots should i take him to hospitol with 101.8 temp
User :   no offence but im on the 5 min trial can we hurry
Doctor :   yes he needs medical help

User :   so yes he should go the hospitol? what could be wrong?
Doctor :   since when he has this fever and diarrhea?
User :   since he woke up this mornin at 9
Doctor :   are the stools foul smelling?

User :   yes but they always are
User :   kind of sour
User :   plz im me YYYY@YYYY if i get cut off this worries me
Doctor :   fever with diarrhea usually indicates infective in cause
User :   but i thought there was nothin that can be done if infection
Doctor :   stool examination is required for the identification of the causative agent

Doctor :   and then the treatment is decided whether it is symptomatic or
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