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Child has low appetite. Is on Bacterium for Urinary Reflux. Suggestions?

My baby is 9 months old and has urinary reflux stage 3 and when she gets these she takes bacterium and has been on this med for like a month now and has completely loss her appetite . Her dose was low 5ml a day and her poop is a chalky yellow and she won t eat much. She currently does not have a uti and I don t know what to do I tried a probiotic and she pukes after she eats it everytime.... Help!
Asked On : Fri, 22 Feb 2013
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Pediatrician 's  Response
Feb 2013
Thank you for your query,
Bactrim is given as a antibiotic prophylaxis in children with urinary tract infections with underlying vesicoureteral reflux.
Continue the medication as advised by your Peidatrician.
Appetite will slightly decrease at the end of 1 st year and if the child is active, gaining weight nothing to worry.
If the stool is chalky yellow and the urine is dark yellow, then it may be due to jaundice, but only stool is chalky yellow it may not be a problem.
Consult your Pediatrician for examination and to assess her weight gain.
Hope I have answered your query.
Answered: Fri, 22 Feb 2013
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