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Acute Febrile Gastroenteritis
My 6 yo daughter has acute gastroenteritis (foul smelling watery stool). No fever. No other c/o. Family w similar. Studies show pepto may help but there are concerns about reyes. What say u all?
Mild gastroenteritis: Can occur. One option: start with clear liquid like water, soda that is clear, or sports hydration drinks. Sip often to prevent dehydration. Work up to solids with bland foods like bananas, rice, applesauce, toast, gelatin, or chicken. Avoid alcohol, nicotine, caffeine, dairy ; high fat foods. Rest. ...Read more
GI gentle: You may wish to start with clear liquids like water, soda that is clear, or sports hydration drinks. Sip often to prevent dehydration. Work up to solids with bland foods like bananas, rice, applesauce, toast, gelatin, or chicken. Avoid alcohol, nicotine, caffeine, dairy ; high fat foods. Rest. ...Read more
Baby has gastroenteritis. Day two & she is worse than yesterday - more discomfort & fussiness, fever 100.5 (none yesterday). Should we go back to dr?
When in doubt, yes.: If your child is not able to hold down liquids due to vomiting or will not drink, please see your doctor right away. One of the main dangers of gastroenteritis is dehydration in young children. Ricelyte or Pedialyte has electrolytes to replenish what is being lost. Please see if your child will drink one of those products found at the grocery store. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My husband is a renal transplant patient. He was diagnosis today w/ gastroenteritis. 1hr ago he had no fever now his temp is 103 I don't know what to do. ?
Yesturday Was Diagnosed with GastroEnteritis, Gave prescription Zofran, (ondansetron) Probiotic and Immodium, Still having bad right abd pain and fever btwn 100.7-101.8?
Check appendix: If you have pain in the right lower part of your abdomen and it hurts more when you walk, putting weight on the right ( or when you hop on the left foot, then on the right), you may have early appendicitis and need to go back to the doctor or the ER to make sure it is not that. The low grade fever also fits. Appendicitis will need surgery to take care of. ...Read more
Can you have a fever with a migraine? Or - can gastroenteritis cause migraine like headaches? Have migraine symptoms, upset stomach, and fever.
Hi, i think I might have gastroenteritis. I've been nauseous all day, mi joints and muscles hurt, I have fever, my stomach hurts. I want to feel bette?
Time and rest: You may well be right about having gastroenteritis. Unfortunately, we have no cure for this. It's an illness your body must take care of. All you can do is listen to your body and take your cues from it. If tired, sleep. If nauseous, go bland diet or just sips of fluids. Usually lasts a couple of days. If then not getting better, or sooner if bad symptoms like persistent vomiting, see doc. ...Read more
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