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Son had loose fecal accident in small unchlorinated baby pool. Did not know until after he swam in it for an hour. Should I call doc? Need meds?

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Dr. Jalal Zuberi
Pediatrics
4 doctors agree

In brief: Observe for now

Children or older people can catch certain waterborne illnesses ( e.
g. giardia, cryptosporidium E. coli etc) from contaminated water, that is Unchlorinated. If he develops any symptoms in a few days like diarrhea, abdominal cramps fever or vomiting, get him checked to rule out some of those conditions.

In brief: Observe for now

Children or older people can catch certain waterborne illnesses ( e.
g. giardia, cryptosporidium E. coli etc) from contaminated water, that is Unchlorinated. If he develops any symptoms in a few days like diarrhea, abdominal cramps fever or vomiting, get him checked to rule out some of those conditions.
Dr. Jalal Zuberi
Dr. Jalal Zuberi
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Dr. Shalini Sethi
Pediatrics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Observe

Does not need any treatment now , but keep an eye on any new symptoms like fever , diarrhea , vomiting .
If hd ford develop these , see your pediatrician . All the very best .

In brief: Observe

Does not need any treatment now , but keep an eye on any new symptoms like fever , diarrhea , vomiting .
If hd ford develop these , see your pediatrician . All the very best .
Dr. Shalini Sethi
Dr. Shalini Sethi
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Dr. Nadia Ghattas
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Dr. Nadia Ghattas
Pediatrics

In brief: Stool in pool

Give him a good bath, keep him on bread, rice , apple, bananas, keep him hydrated with pedialyte or other clear fluids depending on his age, watch him for signs of illness, like fever, refusing to eat, vomiting , persistent diarrhea then you should take him to his pediatrician to R / O catching any infections from that contaminated water. Good luck

In brief: Stool in pool

Give him a good bath, keep him on bread, rice , apple, bananas, keep him hydrated with pedialyte or other clear fluids depending on his age, watch him for signs of illness, like fever, refusing to eat, vomiting , persistent diarrhea then you should take him to his pediatrician to R / O catching any infections from that contaminated water. Good luck
Dr. Nadia Ghattas
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