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What is the treatment for mucus in stool of a baby?

my 7 months old baby was passing mucoid stool for last 15 days..at first i started homeopathy medicine(as its has no side effect) but it doesnt work.So i consult with a pediatrician.He adviced me to give him ciprofloxacin.But on the 3 day of that medication baby started pass blood in his stool.Then dr pescribed me to stop cipro& start cefixim&metronidazole.Now its 3rd day.still baby has blood&mucus in is stool...frequency is more than before..what should i do now?
Fri, 4 Oct 2019
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Hello,

Please go to hospital and get admitted. Child needs urgent ultrasound abdomen to see colitis or intussusception.of infection needs IV antibiotics for 5 days

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

Take care

Regards,
Dr Prasanna Lakshmi, Pediatrician
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