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Small child, passing watery mucus, gas, soft stools, no stomach pain. Treatment?

My 4.5 year old child has been passing a watery/slightly mucus type substance and a huge amount of wind several times throughout the last few days. He seems to be passing a number of stools each day, not diaherrea but a soft stool. He is not complaining of stomach pain or any discomfort but is worried that he will have an accident when he passes wind.
Asked On : Fri, 17 Aug 2012
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Pediatrician 's  Response

Thanks for your query on HealthCareMagic.

Due to protozoal infection one can pass small frequent stools with mucus. The best course of action would be to get a stool examination done and then start appropriate medication. We would refrain from suggesting any medication without getting the stool examined.

Wishing your child a speedy recovery.

Answered: Fri, 17 Aug 2012
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Pediatrician Dr. H. Santosh's  Response
this can happen might be as a part of indigestion.
try giving him soft semisolid foods, easily digestible like khichidi, mashed potatoes etc...
you can try adding amylase rich foods which helps in digestion.
Thank you.
Answered: Fri, 17 Aug 2012
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