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Small child, diarrhea, vomiting, mucus in stools, cough, sneezing. Taking ibuprofen. Treatment options?

I would like to ask about my daughter, she is 4 and 7 months, she had diarrhea and vomiting, two weeks ago, and later dhe was getting mucus in her stool, her does not hurt her, she opens her bowels regularly, today she has cough, runny nose, sneezing and temp 38.5. I gave her 5 ml ibuprofen and is gone down. I do not know if it is just a cold or should I worry about her mucus.
Asked On : Mon, 31 Dec 2012
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Internal Medicine Specialist 's  Response
Hi albana,
Welcome to healthcare Magic!
Mucus is a normal content of the stool and should not cause you anxiety if there is no blood in it and child has no complaints.
15 days old diarrhea episode can not cause excess mucus output now.
The respiratory infection needs attention and decongestant medicines should be started orally along with the anti-allergic regimen till the kid is better.
I hope the advise would be informative and useful for you.
Take Care!
Answered: Mon, 31 Dec 2012
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