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What works for treating viral gastroenteritis in children?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Hydration: The primary treatment in viral gastroenteritis is a close attention to hydration.A source of fluids through oral rehydration fluids, and some solids like applesause, steamed rice, unseasoned pasta and bananas, all help.With proper hydration, most kids will self heal over a few days.

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