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Date : 05-Feb-2014
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User:My kid is suffering from motions.
Doctor:loose motions?
User:it is between normal and loose motions.
User:Since 14th, she is going for motions 5 to 6 times. On 15th, consulted pediatrician, suggested Oflxacin 50mg 5ml 2 times and GNorm
User:her position did not change.When we came back to Hyderabad on 19th. We took her to our regular pediatricain. he prescribed Oflaxcin 50mg and Ornidazole 125mg 5ml 2times daily and gnorm.
User:But we dont see any improvement in her position. She is 2.5 years old. Going motions continuously
Doctor:complete the treatment with the above medicines
Doctor:she has been given the right medicines
Doctor:she will be fine in a weeks time
User:Thanks Mem. Today she is going for motions continuousely but with very small portions of motions it is near to loose but not loose
Doctor:dont worry
Doctor:she will be fine soon as you are giving the right medicines
User:But earlier, she used to be OK within 1 or 2 days when medicines ae given. But this time, her motions are not being stopped though medicines are given.
Doctor:it may be more stronger bacteria this time
User:Can we observe she goes for motions in next two-three days (till the medical course complete)
Doctor:please observe
User:Are there any diagnostics tests require if motions are not normal in next few days? Anyway I have another appointment with Padetrician on 22nd for review. Just for understanding, I am asking. Could you please provide information?
Doctor:you can get a stool routine test done
Doctor:that would be sufficient
User:At what stage, I should be alerted? Could you suggest?
Doctor:if she passes motions every 2 hrs
Doctor:more loose stools
Doctor:when she becomes inactive
Doctor:and tired
Doctor:all right
Doctor:are you there?
User:yes Mem. typing the questio
User:now she passes motions every 1 or 2 hrs (near loose motions). But she is now active. we are giving ORS.
User:Could you suggest any food items that should be avoided and recommeded?
Doctor:continue to give her ORS
Doctor:avoid spicy and fattty food
Doctor:give her rice porridge
Doctor:and upma
Doctor:nothing else
User:OK. any milk, biscuits, bread.
Doctor:plain milk is fine
Doctor:plain XXXXXXX buscuits is also fine
Doctor:avoid bread
User:Our Padetrician suggests: no Milk when kid passes motions. She is crying for Milk.
Doctor:I suggest milk
Doctor:there is no harm in giving it
User:Ok Mem. Thanks your help, suggestions and time.
Doctor:thank you too
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