A 26-year-old female asked:
my 4 month old is having watery stools for the past 3 days. she's formula fed. what can i give her in order for her to poop normal?
2 doctor answers • 4 doctors weighed in
Family Medicine 57 years experience
Pedialyte/brat diet: Pedialyte to prevent dehydration, stop milk feedings till better
banana, appe sauce, rice cereals if he is on solid stage 1 diet.
4692 viewsAnswered Aug 7, 2020
Pediatrics 42 years experience
DIARRHEA:: Give her 3-4 ounces of pedialyte for each watery stool, depending on the amount of stool. Avoid oatmeal cereal and leafy vegetables for few days, instead, give rice cereal, banana, applesauce. Formula may be diluted to 2/3rd strength for now. Diarrhea is mostly viral origin, resolves in 3-5 or 7 days. If not better with these, then see her pediatrician.
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