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A 34-year-old female asked:

my son has been vomitting the whole night and now diarrhea started. he is 7 years old. can i home medicate, or must i get him to my house dr?

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Dr. Abdulsatar Aboobaker
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, vomiting f: 735331189079463if vomit has stopped put on a clear fluid diet for about 12 hours and observe if diarrhea persists then consider seeing your go if slight improvement then start him on a pectrolite suspensin

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My 11 year old son cut his shin open on a piece of metal, does not need stitches, we can't remember when his last tetnus shot was, what are symptoms to look for ? Thank you.

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My 22 month old vomiting and diarrhea. Should I take her to ER tonight ?

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