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vomiting and diarrhea in elderly

A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lervasen Pillay
Specializes in Sports Medicine
Other: Products like smecta may be helpful. Also try probiotics chew tablets
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Anti-motility: You may take an anti motility medication like Imodium. Drink plenty of water to prevent dehydration. Have a healthy diet, exercise, drink plenty of wa ... Read More

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A 12-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Gastroenteritis: After three weeks of vomiting a stool culture to see if your daughter has a pathogen that can be treated with antibiotics. Consult your primary physic ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: Could be viral gastroenteritis even if there is no vomiting. Start w clear liquid like water, soda that is clear, or sports hydration drinks. Sip, sip ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Jacobs
Specializes in Family Medicine
Sounds like you: probably have a stomach virus. Try some pepto bismol (bismuth subsalicylate) for relief-it will turn your stools black in color. You can take pepto as ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Teresa Carson
34 years experience Pediatrics
Likely this is fine-: Most likely this is the continuing loose stools that can happen after AGE. As long as there is no blood, mucus or clay color, this may last for 7-10 ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shashank Jain
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Tes: Viral Gateoenteritis can cause fevers, chills, nausea and vomiting. Usually resolves in its own, keep hydrated.
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Fever: Your fevers are nonspecific and not clearly related to the barretts or malabsorption syndrome as neither of these conditions are usually accompanied b ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Faiz Shakir
15 years experience Gastroenterology
You'd be very sick: And in the operating room if you had a perforated colon. Relax and it hopefully will get better but you may need to discuss with your doctor if still ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Early stomach flu?: He may be starting to have stomach flu. Try a bland diet, with nothing greasy or fried. Stop milk and juice for a few days until the stool becomes mo ... Read More
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A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ivy Fisher
44 years experience Pediatrics
Acute gastroenteriti: Usually, this viral illness lasts 10-14 days. May not present with fever. Glad emesis has stopped and not dehydrated. Clear liquid diet (pedialye, wat ... Read More

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