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Avoid Feeding Dairy Gastroenteritis
No: Other esteemed colleagues answered "yes", but then wrote that you don't need to avoid dairy after gastroenteritis which is what i recommend. (i think they just hit the wrong button!) yogurt (with "live" or "active" cultures - meaning it can't be frozen because that kills the good stuff) can be especially helpful. So, to be clear, i say "no, you don't need to avoid dairy after gastroenteritis.". ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can Gastroenteritis be linked to dairy products? If cattle gets it, is it possible that by consumption of dairy products the consumer receives it?
Not commonly: Certainly there are food bourne illnesses. E coli infection being by far the most common. BUT that is different from the usual nausea, vomiting, diarrhea that is most common with viral infections that are easily spread between people (often/usually with respiratory symptoms you do not get with E Coli). ...Read more
My 21/2yr old has viral gastroenteritis but mild passes loose stools one time once she eats dairy/fried/sugary foods .2 weeks on now how long normal?
Several weeks: sometimes after a viral gastroenteritis young children can be left with mild malabsorption and relative lactose intolerance. would try lactose free milk and consider a course of probiotics to improve digestion. avoid super sugary foods and concentrate on lots of carbs such as rice and potatoes ...Read more
Stop eating ?: Gastroenteritis is typically an inflammation of the stomach and bowel, most commonly due to an ingested infectious agent (viral, bacterial, parasitic). Be aware of kitchen hygiene in preparing foods for others, and in prelude to ingesting foods prepared by others. When in public spaces, avoid touching common surfaces, carry disinfectant or wash hands frequently if contact is unavoidable. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Gastroenteritis so severe school may close. I have high anxiety and I'm scared to death I'm next!! What can I do to help myself avoid it??
I'm on IVIG for my MG. Myth/fact...do you believe that it will also help me to avoid the flu and gastroenteritis? I sure hope so because it's bad around here
The runs: If your child has the stomach flu, you should start with small amounts of gatorade. Once he/she is able to tolerate fluids, you can slowly advance to a bland diet, i.e. Banana, rice, applesauce, and toast/crackers. Try to stay away from dairy products. You can also give him/her a product called florastor which helps to restore the natural bacteria in the stomach/intestine. ...Read more
Avoid Stomach Flu: > Wash your hands before touching your eyes, nose or mouth. Wash wi warm water & soap for 20 seconds. Hand-sanitizer doesn't kill Norovirus. Use paper towel to turn off faucet & open door when exiting a public restroom. Antiseptic wipes can be used on doorknobs, keyboards & other surfaces if diluted bleach is not available. Wash dishes in dishwasher (vice hand-washing). Clean clothes which may > ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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