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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