For 2 Days My Child Has Defecated 4-5 Times A Day, Is It Diarrhea Or Not?
Afternoon Doctor …. A month ago I was Bru gave birth to my second child, I want to ask … It’s been 2 days that my baby has a lot of poop so often … A day can be up to 4-5 times but can use a break after hours. … As a Breastfeeding Mother, I’m confused, is this diarrhea or not or maybe I was the one who ate wrong and it affected my baby …. Please explain and the solution, what should I do …. Thank you in advance … .
Diarrhea itself is a condition where bowel movements become more frequent and the consistency becomes runny. It should be noted whether there is a change in consistency in your child's chapter. Diarrhea itself can be caused by several things, including viral infections or bacterial infections. Symptoms that can be experienced during diarrhea include:
Feces become runny
Eyes become sunken
Children tend to be fussy or thirsty
Tears are reduced
There is no urine in the diaper
Diarrhea in children needs special attention, especially the condition of fluid needs of children / babies. Signs of dehydration / lack of fluids such as sunken eyes, lazy drinking, reduced tears, no urine need to be a concern and can immediately go to the emergency department if there are symptoms of dehydration, fever more than 39 degrees, feces containing pus, the child does not drink during more than 24 hours.
Treatment for diarrhea in children generally does not require antibiotics, unless a bacterial infection is suspected, a fever may be given and an oral rehydration solution can be given to help maintain fluid conditions. If the condition persists, consult a pediatrician for further management.
Hopefully this information helps you,