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White causes whitish mucus in stool?

my 4 year old had vomitting and diahorrea this morning i gave him 1 tsp sulfatrim ,1 tsp gravinate and 4 ounces pedialyte. he went to bed vomitted once after, passed a whitish colour mucus in his stool. otherwise he said he feels better and is now watching tv. i`m concerned about the stool. he often coughs sometimes. what should i do?
Tue, 17 Apr 2018
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Hello,

Mucus in stool shows he is passing mucus through throat into digestive tract. You did not mention his age.

ORS (Oral rehydration solution) is good. Continue syrup Zincat 1 teaspoonful (tsf) once a day for 10 days. Syrup Domel is better than Gravinate.

Improve hygienic condition, hand washing frequently, add yogurt and banana in his diet and see in throat for tonsils.

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

Regards,
Dr. Hina Javed
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