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Has frequent stools. Why are they now semi lose?

hello Dr. my 26 months old son has loose motions in limited frequency for the past two days. The stool is semi loose and he feels the call of nature twice or thrice a day. I gave him Metrogyl syrup two times a day and some positive developments are seen. should I continue giving it or I need to give him some antibiotic like ofloxacin syrup?
Asked On : Tue, 7 Aug 2012
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Hello and welcome to HCM
If you are getting positive response from one antibiotic than I think you have no need to take the other one. If you noted some increase in frequency than you can add other antibiotic to the treatment. In addition to the medication you have to take certain precautions like:
1. Keep your child hydrated with RO filtered or biol water with electrolyte powder.
2. Give him light semisolid food which is easy to digest.
3. Change his cloths regularly and don't keep in wet cloths.
4. Give only fresh food and home made hygiene food.
This will surely cure your child.
Best Wishes
Answered: Tue, 7 Aug 2012
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