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What are the causes and treatment for stomach infections in infants ?

Hello doctor ,my 8 months baby is suffering from stomach infection.Doctor has given 5 days medicine named norfloxacin & multi vitamin but there is not much relief.She passes loose stools after whatever she eats & sometimes stool colour is green.Can it be due to teething? There are rashes on her face also.What to do?
Asked On : Sat, 9 Apr 2011
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Diarrhoea in 8th month could be a teething diarrhoea.If your baby is feeding well;& playful ;also does not look dehydrated no need to worry .Continue the medicine of your doctor & give the baby enough water & if required with some electrolyte powder in it.If diarrhoea increases or the baby is not eating & drinking well consult with your doctor again.Take care.
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