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Child has vomiting and smelly frequent stools. Taking Emeset 7.5 and ORS. What to do?

hello sir, my four year son is suffering from vomiting and very smelly stools with liquids(frequency 6to7 times a day).Dr prescribes him Emeset 7.5 ml TDS and Zn 20(20 mg) suspension for two weeks ones a day.After two days of medication boy do not want to eat any thing and eating very small amount ( negligible) food and still feeling vomit at the time of fooding. ORS is also advised him. Now what should I do to make him well? help please. my mail id is YYYY@YYYY
Asked On : Wed, 24 Apr 2013
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Pediatrician 's  Response
Feb 2013

Thank you for your query on Healthcare Magic.

I advise you to continue the medication as advised by your Pediatrician.

Give sips of oral rehydration solutions to maintain hydration.

Appetite usually decreased in children with infections especially with gastrointestinal infections.

Nothing to worry, the appetite will improve as the infection subsides.

Monitor his hydration by his urine output, activity, skin turgor, and tongue moisture.

Hope I have answered your query.

Answered: Wed, 24 Apr 2013
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