Diarrhea in young babies should be taken seriously if it lasts for more than one day, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration says.
Prolonged diarrhea can lead to dehydration. Common symptoms of diarrhea in an infant are a faster heartbeat, dry mouth, no tears when crying, or no wet diaper for at least three hours.
Severe dehydration can trigger seizures, coma and organ failure.
The FDA offers these suggestions to combat infant diarrhea:
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