Q. My baby is passing green stools with mucus and there is no relief even after medication. Why?

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Dr. Sirisha
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This is a premium question & answer published on Nov 06, 2019

Hello doctor,

My baby is 2 years old and weighs about 11.7 kg. Baby is frequently passing green stools with blood spots and mucus. We gave Metronidazole and Norfloxacin, Reflora-R, Biz-Pro, Zinconia for the last four days. But there is no relief. Please help.

Dr. Sirisha

Paediatrics
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Hello,

Welcome to icliniq.com.

This is dysentery by history.

1) It will take some more time to bring the symptoms down.

2) You can go for a stool culture to find out the organism responsible for it. That would give useful information as to which medicines would be effective.

3) Look for an alternative diagnosis, but get an ultrasound abdomen to look for any obstruction or problem to the intestines. It is important to rule out this important condition which will change the management completely.

The medicines which have been prescribed are good and apt, but sometimes it is a matter of time.

See that your child does not get dehydrated. Give him adequate fluids.


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