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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Time: Use of agents which will alleviate the nausea and vomiting, fluids to prevent dehydration, agents to inhibit diarrhea is this is manifested, combined ... Read More

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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Gromisch
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Gastroenteritis: If you have diarrhea, try a brat diet (banana, rice, apple sauce, tea, toast). I usually recommend avoiding dairy for a week or so as some causes of ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Georgia Latham
35 years experience Family Medicine
Advancing diet: Clear liquids only for 24 hours, then add BRAT diet as tolerated, B = BANANAS, R = RICE, A = APPLESAUCE, T = TOAST (dry). Continue to add plain foods ... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Roseller B. Tapangan
33 years experience Pediatrics
Handwash... Handwash: Well you get it! immunize with the stomach virus vaccine RotaTeq and avoid daycare if possible and common sense universal precautions goes a long wa ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ryan Stanton
18 years experience Emergency Medicine
Avoid: Prepare and store food properly, good hand hygiene, and avoid other sick folks.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
50 years experience Pediatrics
frequent small sips: Frequent small sips of electrolyte solution, e.g., pedialyte, is the first step to rehydrate or to prevent further dehydraton. If vomiting continues ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Satish Bhadriraju
23 years experience Internal Medicine
Plenty of fluids: Plenty of fluids like coconut water, plain water. Typically should resolve with in a few days to a week. If persistent please get evaluated by inter ... Read More
A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
39 years experience Gastroenterology
Stomach virus signs: Enteric viruses, at least the self-limited kind, typically cause: nausea, queasiness, diarrhea, abdominal cramping. Of course, these are non-specific ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
You don't "cure" it: Start w clear liquid like water, slightly flattened soda that is clear, or sports hydration drinks. Sip, sip, sip. Work up to solids w bland foods li ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
37 years experience Family Medicine
See below: Rest sips of fluids and let it pass.
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