Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: mommy | 2012-07-23

Q.

diarhea

good day doc my son has diarhea so im giving him the home made solution but my question is what food can i give son to eat he is 5months old

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

It is very possible that your baby has a virus infection that is causing his gastro-enteritis with diarrhoea. The most likely virus causing this is the Rotavirus. As babies of this age can lose a lot of fluid due to diarrhoea,they may easily become dehydrated. It would be best to take him to be seen at an after hours paediatrc clinic so that he can be examined and he can be checked for any possible signs of dehydration.

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