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My son has had diarrhea and vomiting on and off for 6 days. No fever, can only keep down water, hungry! virus or something else?

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Dr. Harris Cohen
20 years experience in Family Medicine
Vomiting/Diarrhea: While the likely cause is viral, after 6 days he should be seen by his physician.
Answered on Dec 20, 2012
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