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Date : 10-Apr-2014
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User:hi doctor good morning
User:since yesterday my son, who is 12 months now is suffering from diarrhea,
Doctor:Is it watery diarrhea?
User:he had 4 yesterday and now 2 times bowel movements
User:not watery, but not solid as well..
Doctor:Is it watery or semiformed stools?
User:it is semiformed
Doctor:If it is not watery, you need not be very concerned.
Doctor:Did you try any new food?
User:what we eat regular, the same curry we blend with some rice and ghee and we feeds to him
Doctor:Is he feeding well?
Doctor:Is he active otherwise?
Doctor:Is he having fever?
User:if we force, he will eat, yes is active and playing.. and no fever
Doctor:Most likely he may have a small stomach bug.
Doctor:I would recommend that you feed him plenty of fluids.
User:what type of fluids?
Doctor:You can add electrolyte solution such as rebalanz prepared with 200ml of warm water every time he passes stools.
Doctor:You can also give him pre and probiotic formula.
Doctor:You will get ecobion sachets which can be mixed with 10 - 20 ml of warm water.
Doctor:This mixture can be given twice daily.
Doctor:Stool frequency should come down gradually.
Doctor:If it persists, I recommend you consult the nearest doctor.
Doctor:Have you followed?
Doctor:Do you have any questions?
User:two ecobion sachets twice daily or only one XXXXXXX twice daily?
User:how many times rebalanz should give
Doctor:One XXXXXXX to be mixed with 10 or 20 ml of water and fed to him.
Doctor:You can repeat this again (twice daily).
User:can we feed curd rice/
Doctor:Have you followed?
Doctor:Rebalanz solution can be given as much as he tolerates every time he passes stools.
Doctor:Do you have any more questions?
Doctor:You can give him little bit of curds only.
Doctor:If he is taking cow's milk, restrict it.
Doctor:Restrict all dietary products till he becomes well.
Doctor:Do you have any more questions?
User:with these powder, will he be able to recover dr?
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