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Suggest treatment for loose motion of 8 month baby

My 8 month baby girl loose bowel almost 3 weeks now, she is breastfeed i am sick and i took antibaoitic after that she start loose bowel i stop antibaoitic almost more than 2 weeks she is still losse bowel and she is not eating just milk she lose her wight
Tue, 13 May 2014
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Hi, welcome to healthcare magic forum. I understand your concern.

For 8 months old baby ,it is quit long period(3weeks) since she has been suffering from loose motion. Cause for loose motion may be infection (either bacterial or protozoal). As u told she is loosing weight also, so it is necessary to show her to a pediatrician as soon as possible for the diagnosis & treatment otherwise she may develop sever dehydration.

I usually prescribe my patients syrup-Oflox-OZ 1.5ml two times in a day for 5-7 days depending upon severity of disease along with plenty of ORS fluid .

Wish your child speedy recovery.

Thanks.
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