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7 year old child, fever, vomiting, diarrhea with blood. Causes and treatment?

My 7 yr old sob started running fever , 100. & up on tues. He threw up yesterday morning, & has had diarrhea since. He is ob the toilet A LOT, I. I want to say 12 times yesterday & again today, but today it looks a little red in there idk if its blood & this kid only had soup yesterday & today, everything is literally running threw him. YYYY@YYYY
Asked On : Mon, 23 Jul 2012
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Pediatrician 's  Response
this is case of acute dysentery .
start cotrimoxazole orally .
oral rehydration solution
syp zinc 20 mg /day
paracetomol for fever
take sample of stool for Routine and microscopy
if no response found change cotriamoxazole to fluoroquinolone after two day .
final management will depend on stool examination

get well soon
dr vivek
Answered: Sun, 17 Feb 2013
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Pediatrician Dr. Samik Basu's  Response
Hi ,
Thank you for your query.
Your child has dysentery.
Use a antibiotic twice daily for 7 days.
Allow a milk free diet and probiotic syrup.
Add yogurt to his diet and give him plenty of rehydrating fluids.
If you have any further queries you are free to consult me.
Hope this answers your query.
Wishing your child a speedy recovery.
Have a nice day.
Answered: Sun, 17 Feb 2013
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