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Child has loose motions. Stool green color. Started after giving ghee. Cure?

My 6 months 3week old son is having loose motions since a week, it mostly starts from night till early morning around 10 times. The stools is mucusy being green in color and sometimes almost reddish color too(along with normal yellow color). He is on solid since 1 months ,mainly 2 times rice malt n dal malt.The loose motion started the day we feed him ghee along with rice malt. Previously till then he would pass stools 1 s in 5 to 6days.
Asked On : Thu, 21 Mar 2013
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Thanks for your query.
At 6 months of age it is recommended to give fluids like coconut water,boiled pulses water.boiled rice water.and then slowly introduce semisolids.
Oil or ghee should not be used till 8 to 9 months of age.
Your baby has diarrhea which is green with reddish tinge .I suggest you to get him examined by pediatrician for further management.
In the meantime give oral rehydration solution sip by sip after each stool,give lactobaccilus for 2 to 3 days.

Wishing your baby good health.
God bless..
Answered: Thu, 21 Mar 2013
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