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Hello Doctor..my Lo Is 8 Mnths Old..she Weighs 6.8kg..from Past

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Posted on Sat, 21 Dec 2019
Question: Hello doctor..my lo is 8 mnths old..she weighs 6.8kg..from past four days she has been suffering frm low grade fever...dctr has prescribed amoxyllin syrup tid three days...fever is gone fr more than 48hrs now..but since yesterday she is passing black coloured stool...im not giving her any iron medication...let me know if she has any problem....thanks in advance doctor
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Answered by Dr. Arun (1 hour later)
Brief Answer:
Needs tests esp dengue and platelet

Detailed Answer:
Hi
Thanks for writing to us.
As per your history, passing black color stools could indicate infection, low platelets, coagulation abnormality etc.
Better to get blood tests for platelets and dengue.
Consult your pediatrician or nearby hospital soon.
Regards
Dr XXXXXXX
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Hello Doctor..my Lo Is 8 Mnths Old..she Weighs 6.8kg..from Past

Brief Answer: Needs tests esp dengue and platelet Detailed Answer: Hi Thanks for writing to us. As per your history, passing black color stools could indicate infection, low platelets, coagulation abnormality etc. Better to get blood tests for platelets and dengue. Consult your pediatrician or nearby hospital soon. Regards Dr XXXXXXX