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I am babysitting my grandchild a 9 month old little boy. He started having loose stools that turned into diarrhea. I stopped giving him fruits and juices and just started giving him milk and baby cereal. It has not stopped, so I started giving him pedialyte. His father had a milk allergy at that age but I don't want to jump to conclusions without consulting a dr. I thought maybe he is teething he has 8 teeth in the front only.

Doctor's Assistant: Have you noticed any swelling in the gums? When was your last visit to the dentist?

No, I don't think he has visited the dentist yet.

Doctor's Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?

Only that he may have a sickle cell trait. And our family is sensitive to milk allergies. His father had to be put on a soy milk at that age.

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Doctor: Dr.Saleem, Doctor replied 11 months ago

For how long now he has been having diarrhea? How many episodes a day? Are these very watery or scant ? Is he tak8ng feed / milk alright? Or do you notice any refusal to feed?

Any fever? Blood in stool?

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