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Infant, passing stools and urine immediately after taking feeds, on Walamycin enterigermina. Suggestion?

Hello Doctor, My baby is a premature baby and is 2.5 mths old now. He s passing stool frequenty. The medicines which he s taking right now is Walamycin enterogermina His current weight is 2.1kg and he s urinating as well. After every feed or medicines, he passes stool. Its been 3-4 days now. Kindly advice. Thanks
Asked On : Tue, 7 Aug 2012
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Pediatrician 's  Response
Feb 2013
Thank you for your query on Healthcare Magic,
Infants have gastrocolic reflex due to which after feeding, they will pass stools.
It is a normal thing for them.
But if the stool is loose watery, foul smelling, then treatment is required with probiotic, oral rehydrating solution and antibiotic if required.
Frequent urination is a good sign of hydration status and the adequacy of breastfeeding.
Hope I have answered your query.
Answered: Mon, 4 Feb 2013
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