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Child has loose motion, given ORS and zero lac. Normal stool test. Why is loose motion not stopping?

Hi, My kid is 9 months old, she has got loose motion last week(1st day kid had more than 15 times-so frequent).Initially we gave only ORS and liquid food like Zero lac then we gave following medicines econorm,zinc drops, redotil ,ORS with septran-anti biotic .So with in a day the loose motion got stopped and we were asked to continue both zinc drops and septran anti biotic for 3 more days (total 5 days). After 2-3 days kid started having loose motion when ever after you feed. Now doctor prescribed diof-Ds for 5 days, it has been 2 days there is no improvement. we did stool and CUE test,looking at the report doctor said, everthing is normal. But i am not getting why the loose motion is not stopped yet.
Asked On : Sun, 12 Aug 2012
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You are giving too many medicines for your child. This sounds like a viral diarrhea which usually takes its own time to subside which is around 5-7 days. So give it sometime and replace the fluid losses with lots of liquids. Im sure it will become better.
Hope your child gets well soon.
Answered: Tue, 14 Aug 2012
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