Ors

ORS stands for oral rehydration solution. Commercially available ORS contains common salt, glucose, potassium chloride, and trisodium citrate. It is used for replenishing lost fluids and electrolytes in case of dehydration.

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Please suggest a treatment plan for my grandma, who is in pain and has diarrhea.

Query: Hello doctor, My grandmother has diarrhea, and I think it is not simple diarrhea. She is really in pain and very weak at the moment. What is the right thing to do? We need an answer and please help me.  Read Full »


Dr. Ajeet Kumar Lohana

Medical Gastroenterologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I am sorry to hear that she is having diarrhea and in pain. You did not mention for how long she has diarrhea, and this would help us to understand the potential reason underlying her pain and diarrhea. Since diarrhea, less than 14 days duration, is considered acute ...  Read Full »

Please suggest treatment for a 3-month-old baby suffering from loose stools.

Query: Hi doctor, My 3-month-old baby is having loose stools for the past 15 days. The color of the poop has turned from yellow to greenish-yellow with a bad smell. My child is having this issue for seven days. I consulted a pediatrician and he gave an antibiotic injection. But there is no improvement. Ho...  Read Full »


Dr. Farhana Yasmin

Paediatrician, Community Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You have not mentioned the number of times of passing stools. Please mention whether you are giving breastfeeding to your child. Do not give him homeopathy medicines. You can give Erythromycin syrup one to three teaspoons four times a day for seven days. Give oral r...  Read Full »

Why do I have anal pain along with diarrhea?

Query: Hi doctor,I have diarrhea since yesterday and I have gone many times. It hurts more and more and I reached a point to have a scare to poop. It hurts a lot even after five to ten minutes of pooping.   Read Full »


Dr. Ajeet Kumar Lohana

Medical Gastroenterologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You started to have diarrhea from yesterday. It seems to be acute gastroenteritis. It occurs often due to food poisoning and a sudden burst of a large volume of poop. I suggest you start taking oral rehydration therapy (ORS). Add one sachet of ORS in one liter of mi...  Read Full »

Please suggest treatment for a 9-month-old child suffering from frequent loose motions.

Query: Hi doctor,My kid is 9 months old. I am not sure of the weight. Since yesterday, she has loose motion. Today also, she is having frequent loose motion given ORS solution and paracetamol syrup. It got a little better, and now again, it started.  Read Full »


Dr. Suresh Kumar G D

Child Health Specialist, Paediatrician, Psychiatrist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Loose motion (diarrhea) is a common problem in young kids. It is very important to make sure that your daughter is well hydrated till she gets better. It is very good that you are already giving ORS solution, which needs to be given frequently. Loose stools can la...  Read Full »

My 3-year-old son is having stomach pain and vomiting. What is the cause?

Query: Hello doctor, My 3 year old son is having stomach pain and vomiting. The vomiting is at regular intervals. As soon as he eats or drinks, he throws out everything. He feels like vomiting every 15 to 20 minutes, but only spits out. He is on glucose and he did not have anything for a day. Yet, he had ...  Read Full »


Dr. Faisal Abdul Karim Malim

Child Health Specialist, Paediatrician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. There is a large rise in the number of acute gastroenteritis cases as of now. From your description, it seems more like a stomach infection. I suggest you give him syrup Ondem (Ondansetron) 4 mL thrice a day for up to three days. You will also have to take care of hydra...  Read Full »

Why do I have bad bowel movements with green stools?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 20-year-old female suffering from green stools for a month now. I go to the bathroom several times a day. This green color is not just present on the stool but it quickly spreads through the toilet water. It presents as a liquid on the stool. It seems to be fluffy diarrhea. I cons...  Read Full »


Dr. Naresh Kumar Monigari

General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You need a detailed clinical examination to rule out the cause. Green stools occur when the intestinal colonic transit times are rapid and when there is no time for degradation of bile and so there is a change in the color of the stool. Taking iron supplements also caus...  Read Full »

My mother has uncontrollable bowel movement from morning. How to help her?

Query: Hi doctor, My mother is 81 years old suffering from a fever of 38 degrees and cold. She is having LBM since this morning. From morning, her bowel movement is uncontrollable. What to do? What can be given to her?   Read Full »


Dr. Nagaraj Patil

General Medicine Physician, General Practitioner, Internal Medicine Physician, Diabetologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. Mild fever is common during cold and there is no need to worry. Please mention the meaning of LBM. Please mention whether she has a sore throat or breathlessness.   Read Full »

How to treat acute gastroenteritis in a 12-year-old kid?

Query: Hello doctor,Would you give Metronidazole IV to a 12-year-old child with suspected gastroenteritis? He has nausea, vomiting, smelly watery diarrhea, and after four hours of the onset of nausea and vomiting. Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Ajeet Kumar Lohana

Medical Gastroenterologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. No, it is not required. Most acute gastroenteritis resolve on their own. Consider giving ORS (oral rehydration solution) as much as you can, 150 to 200 ml after every loose stool. Give Lopermaide one tablet after loose stools not more than thrice daily and not mor...  Read Full »

What is the treatment given for the 13-month-old child for diaper rash and pooping in less quantity?

Query: My daughter is 13.5 months old. For last four days she has diaper rashes. This is the first time she is getting rashes. From yesterday I am using Benzalkonium & Zinc skin cream (happynap). Now rashes reduced. Normally my daughter was pooped 2 or 3 times daily. But for These past four days she is...  Read Full »


Dr. Faisal Abdul Karim Malim

Child Health Specialist, Paediatrician

Answer: Please note that it is less likely the child has got loos motions because you gave chicken. Instead the child may be having loose motions because of some infection. Please reduce milk intake during this time to increase recovery rate. Also you can continue giving rice kanji. I would advise to give ...  Read Full »

Please suggest loose motion tablet.

Query: Hi doctor,I am suffering from loose motion since two days. Please suggest me medicines.  Read Full »


Dr. Geethu Thomas

Family Physician, General Practitioner, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Please get a stool microscopy and stool culture test done at the earliest. If diarrhea is uncontrolled, I suggest you take a dose of Loperamide 2 mg and Probiotics (contains lactobacillus) like Bifilac, twice a day, till diarrhea improves. Also take a Ciprofloxacin a...  Read Full »

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