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Small child, suffering from loose motions on eating solid food. Taking homoeopathic medication. Cure?

My daughter is 11 months old. She is suffering from Loose Motion since 1 week. She is taking homeopathy medicines. Though she is fine compared to last week, Whenever I give her some solid food like rice & dal, idli she gets loose motion & when she has liquid food like milk (lactogen 2), fruit juice, she is fine. Can u please suggest what do I feed her other than milk & fruit juice.
Asked On : Thu, 13 Dec 2012
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Pediatrician 's  Response

After an episode of loose stools- many kids will have exaggerated gastro colic reflex i.e. immediately after eating food, they will pass stools- that does not mean that they did not tolerate that food.

Rice, Dal, Idli are good during diarrheal episodes- I think it will not be a problem if you give them.

You may also give plenty of curd- as curd has probiotic bacteria naturally.
Give her vegetable soups, porridge- made of rice or sago, boiled and mashed potato, mashed banana etc.
You may also give her flavoured ORS that will be available in chemist shop.
Probiotic sachet like Econorm/ Bifilac- half sachet twice a day for a week- will help in resumption of normal gut flora.

Usually formula milk, fruit juices are better to be avoided during a diarrheal illness- as they tend to increase the frequency of stools.

Hope my answer helps you.
Wish your daughter a speedy recovery.
Answered: Fri, 14 Dec 2012
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Homeopath Dr. Rooma Ramnani's  Response
hello lin2008,
if ur daughter is fine with liquid diet and trouble from solid diet, it is advisable to give her liquid diet for another 3-4 days followed by semi solid diet like mashed fruits or mashed potatoes or porridge. then gradually go with normal diet after a week or so, along with this it is preferable to give her curd and lemon juice to make her digestive system strong.
for a proper diet advise u may contact at
take care.
Answered: Thu, 13 Dec 2012
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