North Bethesda, Maryland
A 49-year-old female asked:
Vomiting, diarrhea, cramps and fever for 36 hours. pepto not really helping, what else can i try? thanks?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Hiep Leanswered
Nephrology and Dialysis 44 years experience
Your symptoms are consistent with acute viral or bacterial gastroenteritis. This condition is usually self limited within days but at times you may need oral antibiotic for bacterial type. If you have persistently high fever above 102, you may need oral antibiotic empirically. You can take imodium (OTC) for the diarrhea. There's no OTC med for vomit or cramping. Eat light diet & plenty of fluid.
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Answered Nov 22, 2022
Last updated Nov 22, 2022
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