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What could be the reason for green colored motion in baby while suffering from cold and cough ?

my baby have cold and cough gave some syrup .now my baby have little loose motion.its green coloure..he dont likes to eat foods.2 or 3 time motions per day..pis reply me doc..thank you
Asked On : Thu, 22 Mar 2012
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Pediatrician, Gastroenterology 's  Response
ur baby have got viral fever,which usually satart with cough & cold and later on develop loose stool also in most of cases stoolmay have green colour ,dont worry get ORS 9if stool frequency increases keeep watch on urine output .baby will normalise within 1 wk.
Answered: Thu, 22 Mar 2012
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Pediatrician Dr. Santosh Kondekar's  Response
some syrups can also cause loose stools, please check with doctor. nose secretions passed in stool may also can make motions loose. Quality of loose stools helps doctors decide regarding reason for motion, like say infection etc. Get the stool tested for routine microscopy and cultureand reply back.
Answered: Thu, 22 Mar 2012
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General Surgeon Dr. Swapnendu Sekhar Ghosh's  Response
hi, antibiotics some times cause loose motions due to change in intestinal flora.
please discuss with your doctor .
for the time being you can start lactobacillus preparation as supplement
hope your baby be all right soon
Answered: Thu, 22 Mar 2012
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