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Infant with frequent greenish stools. Given enterogermina. Need a high calorie diet for weight gain

Hi, my son is 7 months now. Past 1 week he is passing frequent stools around 6 to 7 times a day, which is not liquid but also not formed, color varies from dark green to mustard, earlier it was 1 to 2 at the max. He is taking dexolac, ragi porridge, rice cereal, little fruit juices, n nextum rice. Gave enterogermina for 3 days but still no improvement, not gaining weight too. Please also suggest high calorie food for weight gain. He weighs around 6.5 kg. Please advise.
Asked On : Fri, 5 Apr 2013
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Thanks for writing to health care magic.

Do not worry regarding the color of the stool. Green color only indicates increased bowel motility.

Some times viral diarrhea may take a little long to subside.

Maintain hydration of your baby with ORS.

Addition of sugar, milk, ghee or oil will make it high calorie

Hope this helps.
Take care.
Answered: Sat, 6 Apr 2013
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