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Yellow and green stool, loss of diet. Had stool test done, parasites present. Explain?

HI, my baby is 5 months old. Her weight is 5.76Kg. We have observed that she is not taking the milk feed properly. Her stool color varies from yellow to dark green and at times greyish. our doctor suggested a stool test . the report says, Physical Examination: Colour-Greenish Yellow, Consistency-Semi Fromed, Mucus-Present, Frank Blood-Absent, Parasites-Absent. Chemical Examination: Reaction (pH)-Acidic, Occult Blood-Positive, Lactose-Absent. Microscopic Examination: Pus Cells- 2-3, Red Blood Cells- 8-10, Epithelial Cells- 1-2, Fat- In excess, Vegitative Cells - Present+. Parasites: Trophozoite - Absent, Cysts- Absent, Ova - Absent, Other Findings - Bact++. Can you please explain this report in detail.
Asked On : Sat, 16 Mar 2013
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Pediatrician 's  Response
Feb 2013
Thank you for your query on Healthcare Magic.
Which feeds your baby is recieving? top feeds or exclusive breastfeeds?
Your child seems to have acute gastroenteritis mostly due to a bacteria.
I advise you to give exclusive breast feeds till the age of 6 months.
Give sips of oral rehydration solutions to maintain hydration.
Consult your Pediatrcian for the medication.
Hope I have answered your query.
Answered: Tue, 19 Mar 2013
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