Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: worries | 2010-06-10

Q.

giadia (diarhea)

Hi Doc
I think my son has this, i say this because he had it 3 months ago and it seems he has it again. Is there any over the counter medication i can get for him?the poo is yellowish and very watery. Today is the 3rd day. Should i take him to the doc?
Thank you

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

If you are sure that your son has giardia infection then he should be treated with a medicine called Flagyl. This medicine is usually prescribed by a doctor but your pharmacist will be able to give you this information.

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