A 2-year-old male asked:
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my son has been on&off with watery mushy stools for 5 days now. no fever&no lost of appetite, his diet hasn't change either. what can this be?

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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 if there is blood in his stool or if he is unable to keep food down. No need to change diet for now.
Answered on Jun 5, 2017
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Infection likely: Please ask his pediatrician to consider viral and bacterial causes -- easy to test for these, and treat if detected.
Answered on Jun 3, 2017

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