Suffering from loose stools. Stool test showed 10-12 pus cells and occult blood +++ with bacteria ++ present. Should I worry?

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my baby is 19 months old and has been suffering from loose stools since the past 4 days. His stool report showed 10-12 pus cells and occult blood +++ with bacteria ++ present. Should i worry?




Brief Answer:
Relax

Detailed Answer:
Hi.
Thanks for your query.
I understand your concern.
As per reports your baby is havong infective diarrhea which is bacterial in nature.
I suggest you to get him examined by pediatrician as course of antibiotic is needed.
In the meantime monitor and maintain his hydration.
Give oral rehydration solution sip by sip after each loose stool.
Also give lemonade,coconut water,curd,rice porridge,boiled potato,banana.
Give probiotic 2 times a day.

Watch for urine output/feeding pattern/increased thirst.

Hope I have answered your query,let me know if you have any further question
I would be glad to help.
Wishing your baby good health.
God bless...



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