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My 10m old caught a viral infection and isnt eating much! she was mostly on solids, but now wont even drink bottles. took her to dr and was told she is dehydrated. what can i do? i have poly v should i add to diet?

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Dr. Nela Cordero
Pediatrics 54 years experience
VIRAL INFECTION: Viral infections are self limited lasting few days to a week. If baby is dehydrated, he needs fluid intake like jello water, pedialyte, 7up , juice, etc. Multivitamins can be added. She will regain wt. Loss easily.

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Last updated Oct 22, 2012

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