Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: Colleen | 2009/10/06

Q.

Baby is weak and cold feet

My 20 month old is not eating as he normally does and now he does not want to drink either. He has has a runny tummy but not too serious i hope. He does not have a fever but he is kinda weak and his feet are cold. Please advise.

Expert's Reply

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Paediatrician

Your little toddler is almost certainly dehydrated. He urgently needs extra fluids and electrolytes. Give him Rehidrat to drink, he must have at least 200ml after every stool he passes. If he won't drink he must be taken to a hospital ASAP.

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Posted by: Marli | 2009/10/06

My son of one year had the rota virus but he vomited as well. Be careful of dehidration rather take him to ped.

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