Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
180 Doctors are Online

Child has loose motions, foul smelling stools, vomiting. Given Domstal. What should I do?

hello doctor, my son is 10months old. he has loose motions since 2days now. initially it was foul smelling and semisolid but since yesterday its started with vomiting and after giving domstal loose motions started. he was admitted for one and half day in hospital and was given iv fluids. rinifol was started immediately after first loosemotion but has not shown much effect. now he is back home as is taking ORS .his loosemotions have increased and its watery. he is refusing solids and is on breast feed and ORS throughout the day. i am worried that now he may get dehydrated. rinifol had shown positive effect after initial dose but now i feel there is no change. in such situation what should i do? how much time does it take rinifol to show its effect? please reply. thanks pragya
Asked On : Fri, 30 Nov 2012
Answers:  1 Views:  189
Report Abuse
Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on Google+
Question is related to
Diseases and Conditions
Medical Topics
Pediatrician 's  Response
good morning, firstly i would like to know the stool test reports of your child- stool routine stool for reducing substances and stool for culture sensitivity. the brand name rinifol, i am unaware of , so would like to know the generic drug i it. if the child is not feeding well or not on ors, he is bound to go into dehydration. i would like to tell you few points- try stopping cows milk and your milk, switch over to soya based milk, so the lactose intolearnt loose stolls may stop, if it is an infective cause , the condition may require antibiotics, so kinldy review with your doctor for examining and better out come. do not stop ors .
Answered: Fri, 30 Nov 2012
I find this answer helpful
Disclaimer: These answers are for your information only and not intended to replace your relationship with your treating physician.
This is a short, free answer. For a more detailed, immediate answer, try our premium service [Sample answer]


Loading Online Doctors....
© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor