A 51-year-old male asked:
is zinc supplement helpful during and after dysentery?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Andrew Seibert answered
35 years experience Gastroenterology
Zinc supplementation: Especially in children in developing countries, zinc supplementation has been shown to decrease the duration and severity of diarrhea episodes and the likelihood of some subsequent infections. The optimal dose in this setting has not been established yet. Good luck.
Answered on Dec 10, 2015
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