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Suggest treatment for stomach infection in a child

my babys stool sample showed lge amounts of leukocytes but did not grow any bacteria he is exclusively breastfeed baby is highly irritable and uncomfortable poos anywhere from 4/7 days really smelly poos and seems quite distressed doing on laxatives dont work
Tue, 26 Nov 2019
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Pediatrician, Pulmonology 's  Response
Hello,

This is completely normal and no need for any treatment at all please. Babies of this age pass stools once in 10 days or 10 times a day also. As long as the baby is feeding well and otherwise active - no need to worry at all.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Regards,
Dr. Sumanth Amperayani, Pediatrician, Pulmonology
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