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Child has green stools, prescribed Cinoz and Gnorm. Reason?

Hello Sir, My son six months old, He is getting stools in Green colour. Urination is normal only. We consulted Pediatrician , he said it is infection in stomach and given L-CINOZ( levofloxacin &ornidazole Suspension) 4ml twice daily and GNORM(Saccharomycesboulardii) sachet. But there is no much difference. Latrine also getting little bit bad smell. My question is what will be the reasons for green color motions and is it will be danger ?
Asked On : Mon, 22 Oct 2012
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Hello. Thanks for the query.
Green stool will be normal in a child in which you have started weaning , especially if it contains iron supplements and even formula milk which contains iron.., eg cerelac with iron ,which is given after 6 monthsof age. If the child doesn't have diarrhea, mucus in stool, very foul smell in stool, if child is gaining weight and passing urine, probably there is no infection and stool colour will change with diet.
keep modifying diet, introduce, egg white, carrots, apples , et, all cooked and mashed along with the regular rice and porridge( kanji).
However if you are still worried after diet change and child looks ill, take him to the doctor again. Hope you are reassured.
Take care.
Answered: Tue, 23 Oct 2012
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