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Dr. Dan Fisher
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Gut virus.: A virus in the reoviridae family that infects the gut causing diarrhea. Usually infects children, is common and world -wide.
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Dr. Mazen Kherallah
34 years experience Infectious Disease
Rotavirus: Rotavirus is a contagious virus that can cause gastroenteritis (inflammation of the stomach and intestines). Symptoms include severe watery diarrhea, ... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Scholand
23 years experience Infectious Disease
No: Gastrointestinal infections are contracted primarily from ingestion of germs that are contaminating something. You hate to think the food you eat migh ... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jalal Zuberi
45 years experience Pediatrics
Symptomatic treatmen: Rotavirus causes watery diarrhea in toddlers, for which , vaccine is quite effective and should be used, For those who get the infection, symptomatic ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jennifer Letourneau
21 years experience Critical Care
Hydration: The most important thing is to drink plenty of fluids. If it is a child with rotavirus, a formula with electrolytes such as pedialyte is highly recom ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Larry Lutwick
49 years experience Infectious Disease
Different viruses: Both affect the gastrointestinal tract. norovirus causes mostly vomiting and rotavirus mostly diarrhea
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marlis Gonzalez fernandez
13 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Better late....: Better late than never. Discuss with the pediatrician as other vaccines are due at 6 months. Rota virus and pneumococcal are usually given at 2 4 an ... Read More
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Dr. Nadia Ghattas
48 years experience Pediatrics
Rota virus vaccine : There is 2 kinds of rota virus vaccine one is given in 2 doses at 2 & 4 mos of age & the other in 3 doses to be completed before 6 mos of ag ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nadia Ghattas
48 years experience Pediatrics
Vaccinations: How old is your baby? This schedule is not acceptable, all these shots should be give on the same day total of 2 injections at different sites & ... Read More
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Dr. Kelly Kane
25 years experience Pediatrics
Happens sometimes: rotavirus vaccine is a live attenuated virus, so sometimes the babies will have some increased flow or diarrhea. it sounds like your baby is recoverin ... Read More
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