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What causes diarrhea and fever in an infant?

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Dr. Archana Verma


Practicing since :2006

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Posted on Wed, 30 Mar 2016 in Child Health
Question: Hi,
My 15 month old baby Suffering with loose motion last night, near about 12 times. She have her body weight is 7.2 kgs. She also have fever between 102.5 to 101 degree. The color of stool is seems to be green. And the urine passed only two times in a day.....
doctor is prescribed enterogermina twice in a day, with zinc sulfate....also prescribed a crocin and taxim o syrup.

Please advise me is it the right treatment because the stools frequency is still on and urine frequency is drastacally down compare to normal days.
she also not want to take ORS due to taste.
please suggest me I have to continue on this treatment or I have to go hospital for IV or others things
Answered by Dr. Archana Verma 42 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Do not worry

Detailed Answer:

I understand your concerns but don't worry. As suggested earlier, your baby needs to be hydrated well by ORS along with regular feeds. In case, still she is not accepting it and the urine output is less than once in 4-6 hours then you should take her to ER for clinical evaluation of dehydration and intravenous fluids as per requirement.

Continuation with Ofloxacin-ornidazole ( Syp. Ornof OZ or O2), zinc supplement and probiotics such as Enterogermina will be useful.

Hopefully this will be of help. I would be happy to help you in any further questions.
Take care
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