Fever Is Accompanied By Slimy And Foamy Diarrhea In 8 Month Babies?
Good afternoon … my baby is 8 months old. Now, I have fever, phlegm, diarrhea, foamy, but there is no pulp.
Babies who have diarrhea need to watch out for and get special attention, which is feared is to the condition of lack of fluids or dehydration. Possible causes of diarrhea in infants include:
allergic to certain foods
lack of cleanliness of milk bottles
consistency of milk that is too thick
In the treatment of diarrhea in infants it is necessary to be careful in administering the drug as well, should not be given any antibiotics immediately, it is necessary to observe the response after initial treatment, you should bring your child back control to assess his condition and whether further treatment is needed. For diarrheal conditions experienced by your baby, consider several conditions such as:
whether the frequency of diarrhea decreases or not or remains or increases a lot
is vomiting followed
Is the child limp?
whether the child is followed by a high fever
pay attention to the condition of your child's mouth and skin is dry
cranky and no tears when crying or very weak
Watch for signs of dehydration, if yes experience it immediately take it to the hospital to get immediate treatment for the dehydration conditions experienced. Consider the following:
always keep your hands clean
keep your child's milk bottle clean
pay attention to the food and drinks your child consumes
keep your child's hands clean
keep things clean around your child or your child's toys
to overcome the fever by giving fever-reducing drugs such as paracetamol, and can also with warm compresses
if you have already treated and have not improved, consult a pediatrician
The following article you can read about diarrhea in infants
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