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My son has been on and off with watery mushy stool for the past five days

A 5-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pierrette Mimi Poinsett
37 years experience Pediatrics
Gastroenteritis: Likely gastroenteritis caused by a viral infection. He has a mild case as he is not vomiting. Stools likely to improve soon. Follow up with doctor ... Read More

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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Feed bananas: This is likely just a self healing gut virus that will pass without meds. I find fresh bananas and apple sauce will often firm up poop in kids this ag ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Gastroenteritis: A virus could be causing your son's symptoms. Keep him well hydrated with electrolyte replacement fluids. A bland diet is in order with restriction of ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Ira Friedlander
41 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
There are many: potential causes for your symptoms including food intolerance or allergy, parasites or infections. Your findings are not specific enough to be able to ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hillel Naon
42 years experience Pediatric Gastroenterology
Mega colon: You would be very sick if you had a mega colon, your abdomen would be very distended. Blood in stool shows as red blood, and sometimes maroon in c ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ron Jones
Dr. Ron Jones answered
44 years experience Family Medicine
Better ?: Sounds like you are getting better. Stay on soft diet. Try some OTC Immodium AD.
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Krishna Kumar
54 years experience Psychiatry
Lisinopril: Lisinopril is used for treatment of high blood pressure. It does have gastrointestinal side effects including diarrhea. Please see your physician an ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stephen Shapiro
51 years experience Gastroenterology
Change of bowel habits: Change of bowelhabits would be difficult to explain ..need more history. ..One needs to know, if there's is diarrhea awakening u at night or if ther ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Considerations...: Gastroenteritis is typically an inflammation of the stomach & bowel, most commonly due to an ingested infectious agent (viral, bacterial, parasiti ... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nadia Ghattas
47 years experience Pediatrics
Watery stools: If the stools are very watery, frequent or large ,talk to his pediatrician. Good luck.

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