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Dr. Andrew Rynne
Dr. Andrew Rynne

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Suggest treatment for diarrhea

Hi Doctor, My mother is having watery stools since 5days. First day without medicine 20times, 2nd day with medicine 10times ,3rd days 5times , 4th day again increased to 8times. She has become very weak. She is taking lots of water with electrol, fruits juices,ORS. Please suggest what to do next?
Fri, 22 Dec 2017
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dear acute gastroenteritis may need fluid and electrolyte replacement.avoid oily spicy food that may aggravate symptoms.use ors sachets and coconut water.if she feel weak check her blood pressure and serum electrolytes status,and serum creatinine.

When to Seek Medical Care
Call a primary care doctor if the affected individual with potentially mild to moderate dehydration experiences any of the following:

Increased or constant vomiting for more than a day
Fever over 101 F (38.3 C), but less than 103 F (39.4)
Diarrhea for more than 2 days
Weight loss
Decreased urine production
Take the person to the hospital's emergency
department if these situations occur:

Fever higher than 103 F (39.4)
Difficulty breathing
Chest or abdominal pain
No urine in the last 12 hours

tab.oflox-ornidazole twice a day,tab.sporulac thrice a day.

if you observe above symptoms you need to consult your doctor immediately. I think I answered to your question if you have more questions feel free to ask.

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