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Loose motion in my 9 month baby
Hi doctors, my baby is 9 months old and he is having loose motion since morining like he went for potty 8 times till now watery but in small amount.. he had the same problem last month also.. so we gave Zinc for 14 days... so i wnat to know. can we give zinc again for 14 days. as last month i gave for 5 sep till 18 sep..please help .its urgent
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For diarrhoea a probiotic is required. Like enterogermina respules after consulting a doctor. Ors has to be given. Zinc is a macronutrient which becomes deficient during diarrhea so can be repeated again.
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khichdi, dali and curd are good. limbu pani and fluids should be continued
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wash the hands of child atleast 3 times a day to prevent diarrhea from happening again.
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Yes. You can give zinc. Kids have the habit of putting everything in mouth, so stomach infection is very common
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Give rice based diet and plenty of liquids for hydration. Avoid dairy products. Give Syr Bifilac for reducing loose stools
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If reduced urine/ baby not active, meet the doctor
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This is seems to be more of gut irritability , stop zinc
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pl add rice moongdal kicchdi ,boiled potato  (finely mashed), in his diet, give ors water as and when required and start probiotic  like bifilac GG duo sachets half twice daily
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if symptoms persist , get a stool examination/ culture done and consult nearest pediatrician
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You can give zinc however it doesn't treat the diarrhoea...It only assists the healing of the gut. Finding the reason for the loose stools is more important... Especially when it's not getting better
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