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Baby has vsd, is diarrhea okay?

Baby has vsd, is diarrhea okay?

on medication?: If the baby is on diuretics or digoxin for congestive heart failure, diarrhea can cause problems. Let your cardiologist know. ...Read more

Dr. Oscar Novick
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Loose Stools (Definition)

Loose stools is a symptom in which a person's stool (poop) does not hold its shape after it goes into the toilet. Instead of remaining a shaped piece of poop, the poop spreads out in the toilet bowl water. Very loose stool is called diarrhea. Loose stool can be caused by infections, certain foods or drinks, ...Read more


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Is it okay to give my baby probiotic drink(yakult),she has diarrhea for 2 weeks now.. Shes taking 3 cotrimoazole,metronidazole and co-amoxiclav.

Is it okay to give my baby probiotic drink(yakult),she has diarrhea for 2 weeks now.. Shes taking 3 cotrimoazole,metronidazole and co-amoxiclav.

Poor Baby: Wow, this is a lot of antibiotics! Please double check with your prescribing doctor on these doses, especially the amoxiclav, this is the one that is most notorious for diarrhea. Yes, you may give her a probiotic. If she is more than two or three days away from the last dose, please bring her back to the doctor for a check, given the length of diarrhea, and to check her weight. ...Read more

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Salmonella has given me bad diarrhea. Should I take imodium (loperamide)?

Salmonella has given me bad diarrhea. Should I take imodium (loperamide)?

No: If you have diarrhea from salmonella, you can take clear liquids and a bland diet until the diarrhea resolves. You should not take imodium, (loperamide) as it will hold the bacteria in with the stool and cause your body to take extra time to clear it out of your system. If you develop fever, abdominal pain or blood in the stool you should see a doctor right away. ...Read more

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Diarrhea start with augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) n clindamycim for tooth.no diarrhea when on Flagyl for 10 days. 3 after diarrhea is back.Still on BRAT diet n probiotics.Started Flagyl without testing for c.diff. worrie?

Diarrhea start with augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) n clindamycim for tooth.no diarrhea when on Flagyl for 10 days. 3 after diarrhea is back.Still on BRAT diet n probiotics.Started Flagyl without testing for c.diff. worrie?

Absolutely: The combination of Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) and clindamycin can alter the normal bacteria in your gut and lead to C. difficile enter0colitis. And, coincidentally, Flagyl (metronidazole) can treat uncomplicated C. diff. You need to be tested for C. diff. but, if the test is negative and your symptoms persist, don't stop there. I wish you the very best! ...Read more

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Is diarrhea a common side effect of antibiotics, specifically clindamycin?What if my breastfed baby gets diarrhea, too?

Is diarrhea a common side effect of antibiotics, specifically clindamycin?What if my breastfed baby gets diarrhea, too?

Clindamycin diarrhea: Clindamycin can cause diarrhea and this can become very serious. A mother that is breastfeeding can pass Clindamycin to the baby via the breast milk, and the baby can develop diarrhea. Clindamycin diarrhea can lead to a bowel infection of c. Difficile which can be extremely dangerous. It is extremely important that you call your doctor and the babies pediatrician immediately. ...Read more

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Took Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) for two days for strep throat. Got diarrhea from Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate). Doctor changed antibiotic to Omnicef. How long until diarrhea goes away?

Took Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) for two days for strep throat. Got diarrhea from Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate). Doctor changed antibiotic to Omnicef. How long until diarrhea goes away?

May take a week: Prevention of antibiotic associated diarrhea has been effective when probiotics are provided when antibiotic is prescribed. After diarrhea starts, the folllowing have been shown to shorten the course: L. rhamnosus GG, S. boulardii and two mixtures, one containing L. casei DN-114 001 and the other Lactobacillus acidophilus CL1285, all have good evidence of efficacy in preventing AAD in clinical trial ...Read more

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15yr old has stomache pain vomitting and headaxhe for 4 days had yellow diarrhea on 4 day, hes taken pepto bismol, (bismuth subsalicylate) liperomide and gravol what's wrong?

15yr old has stomache pain vomitting and headaxhe for 4 days had yellow diarrhea on 4 day, hes taken pepto bismol, (bismuth subsalicylate) liperomide and gravol what's wrong?

Viral illness: Most likely a viral illness. Treatment should include clear liquids (with electrolytes!), tylenol (acetaminophen) for fever. If diarrhea is bloody or foul smelling and fever is 103 or more, see your doctor. Viral gastro should last 3-5 days. Resting the bowel with clear liquids is most important. Pepto and the other meds are not usually necessary and have some risks. ...Read more

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Is fever normal after taking 6 doses of augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) @ 26ml/day for scarlet fever?

Is fever normal after taking 6 doses of augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) @ 26ml/day for scarlet fever?

Scarlet fever: Strep organism that causes scarlet fever is sensitive to augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate). After the third day your child should have responded to the antibiotic. Either he has been misdiagnosed or he isnt getting enough medicine. Take him back to the doctor for reevaluation. ...Read more

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My 4 week formula fed baby has had watery green blowout diarrhea? What's wrong?

My 4 week formula fed baby has had watery green blowout diarrhea? What's wrong?

Change the milk: If your newborn is drinking a cow milk formula, then the milk may be the culprit. If this is a chronic problem review the symptoms with your doctor as well as the infant's weight. Another possibility is a virus which will resolve but keep your infant hydrated and review the symptoms with your doctor. ...Read more

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Can my 5 month old take Pedia lye for diarrhea while having rsv. Was vomitting, Dr gave him Zofran (ondansetron). Now he has diarrhea?

Can my 5 month old take Pedia lye for diarrhea while having rsv. Was vomitting, Dr gave him Zofran (ondansetron). Now he has diarrhea?

Rsv and pedialyte: Pedialyte is actually quite good for babies with RSV because it gives them the extra fluids and electrolytes they need. Avoid milk and milk products for 3-5 days. Let him have all the pedialyte he wants. You can use a soy formula in 48 hours. ...Read more

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Breastfeeding wife of 3 week old has food poisoning (diarrhea, some vomiting). Pediatrician said ok to breast feed. What can wife take?

Breastfeeding wife of 3 week old has food poisoning (diarrhea, some vomiting). Pediatrician said ok to breast feed. What can wife take?

Breastfeeding: Your wife should be staying hydrated most importantly. Drinking plenty of fluids/Gatorade is important. Don't take any Immodium, you want whatever is in you out of you, and not trap the organism in you. Bigger question is this a stomach bug or actual food poisoning, which if latter then what kind of food poisoning bc that will dictate if you need treatment or not. ...Read more

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How will cipro (ciprofloxacin) and sulfa antibiotics affect an unborn 1 month old baby?

How will cipro (ciprofloxacin) and sulfa antibiotics affect an unborn 1 month old baby?

Probably ok: Antibiotics are generally safe during pregnancy but we can never be sure. Best to check with your ob/gyn before taking anything. Taking care of infection is a very important consideration during pregnancy since the infection is dangerous as well. ...Read more

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Does taking Amox Clav while breastfeeding affects baby microbiome?

Does taking Amox Clav while breastfeeding affects baby microbiome?

Microbiome affected: Baby's microbiome may be affected by breastfeeding mom taking amox-clav. However amox-clav is safe to use while breastfeeding. Breastmilk is a living substance and contributes positively to baby's microbiome. ...Read more

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Can infants have greenish diarhea after being on antibiotics.Ceclor( Cefaclor) ?

Can infants have greenish diarhea after being on antibiotics.Ceclor( Cefaclor) ?

Can anytime: The green color represents the pigment added to the poo by the bile, which is dark green. It usually goes through change as gut bacteria act on it and changes through shades of yellow then brown. If the poo spends less time inside it can be green any time. This is not an antibiotic reaction as much as it just means the poo spent less time inside. ...Read more

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16 Mth Baby family food poisoning vomiting over 20 times today started diarrhea (had for 24hrs)Hospital gave anti vomit tabs no change slight fever?

16 Mth Baby family food poisoning vomiting over 20 times  today started diarrhea  (had for 24hrs)Hospital gave anti vomit tabs no change slight fever?

Dehydration dangers: For a toddler like this, maintaining hydration is absolutely key. If there's been this much vomiting and now diarrhea- I would go to the hospital at once to make sure your child is hydrated. You can tell by number of wet diapers, tear production etc - but best to have a doctor look at this. You don't want to take a chance with such a young, precious life. ...Read more

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8month old baby diarrheal 6-7times/day for 6 days. Diarrheal after breast milk fed. Now only fed baby breast milk. No virus. Y diarrheal for so long?

8month old baby diarrheal 6-7times/day for 6 days. Diarrheal after breast milk fed. Now only fed baby breast milk. No virus. Y diarrheal for so long?

Beware of dehydratio: Initially, the most important thing to worry about is not to allow your child to get dehydrated . Watch for urine production, presence of tears and moisture of the mouth, as well as signs of decreased activity and excessive somnolence. Continue breast feeding, offer additional oral rehydration fluids. If signs of dehydration or no improvement, seek medical attention as soon as possible. ...Read more

Amoxicillin (Definition)

Amoxicillin is in the penicillin class of antibiotics. All penicillins are distinguished by the presence of a beta-lactam ring, and are known to kill bacteria by inhibiting synthesis (production) ...Read more


Dr. Philip Miller
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Amoxil (Definition)

Amoxil is a third generation penicillin which is a kind of penincillin type drug (anti-bacterial ...Read more