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Hi my lill one will be 1 year this month.

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Posted on Sun, 3 Mar 2019
Question: Hi my lill one will be 1 year this month. She has motions since yesterday and today the motion was sticky and had blood stains. Can i use nor metrogyl syrup for her? If yes then what would be the ideal dosage for her
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Answered by Dr. Arun (37 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
Need to get examined before starting medicine

Detailed Answer:
Hi
Thanks for writing to us.
At this age if there is blood in stools, even small amount, needs proper clinical examination.
There are two possibilities
1. Intusussception - This can be diagnosed by clinical examination and ultrasound abdomen.
2. Infection - this can be treated with antibiotics like normetrogyl, but only after clinical examination. Refrain from treating by yourself.
Dose would be around 2.5 ml twice daily.
Regards
Dr Arun
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Hi my lill one will be 1 year this month.

Brief Answer: Need to get examined before starting medicine Detailed Answer: Hi Thanks for writing to us. At this age if there is blood in stools, even small amount, needs proper clinical examination. There are two possibilities 1. Intusussception - This can be diagnosed by clinical examination and ultrasound abdomen. 2. Infection - this can be treated with antibiotics like normetrogyl, but only after clinical examination. Refrain from treating by yourself. Dose would be around 2.5 ml twice daily. Regards Dr Arun