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Babies With Stomach Flu
No: Whenever someone in your house is sick there's always a chance your baby may get sick too. But whether it's you, dad or a sibling who's sick, the best thing you can do to protect your baby is breastfeed. After exposure to a virus your body will make proteins that fight the virus. Those proteins pass into your breastmilk and protect your baby. So wash your hands well and keep on breastfeeding. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See below: Headaches are a general symptom of many viral illnesses, even stomach (GI) illnesses. This is due to the viral load triggering the general inflammatory response and with a stomach bug, if vomiting and diarrhea, could also be due to dehydration as well. Keep hydrated, and pain meds as needed. ...Read more
Is dizziness part of stomach flu. Have nausea dizzy achy. No vomit or diarrhea. Had contact with children with vomiting, diarrhea. ?
Rumbly tummy?: Do you mean rumbly (noisy) tummy or diarrhea (runny stools)? Vomiting and diarrhea often occur in babies and children as a result of viral infections. Usually these don't cause fever or bloody poops, and kids get through them. Often it helps to frequently give small amounts of breastmilk or fluids if the baby is sick with fever > 102f or not keeping down enough fluids to pee 3-4 x per day, seedr. ...Read more
Yes: Depending on where the infection is you can get anything from no symptoms to all symptoms. ...Read more
Asthmatic - got flu shot. Can flu onset involve diarrhea as well as vomiting? Now also having cough, sore throat and congestion. Have told my doctor.
8 yr old w/ stomach cramps, occasional vomiting and diarrhea, low fever, sneezing, and cough for 3 days. Dr said stomach virus, but could it be flu.
No: During episodes of diarrhea & vomiting, a body rapidly loses vital minerals and nutrients, which can quickly lead to dehydration. Using pedialyte at the first signs of diarrhea and vomiting can help reduce the risk of dehydration.Pedialyte is an electrolyte replacement beverage and not directly a cure for vomiting. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Pedialyte is formulated with just the right amounts of fluids and electrolytes to replace what you need. Coconut water has almost no electrolytes, and many of the gatorades have way to much sugars for use in gastroenteritis. However, with an adult or older child, any fluids are better than none and resultant dehydration. ...Read more
Fluids and Carbs: It is wise to avoid spicy, acidic, and high-fat foods during illness with nausea/vomiting. Very restricted diet is not recommended because it will limit your calorie intake. Recovery from some symptoms can be calorie-dependent, so emphasize complex carbohydrates and dont be too restrictive. With diarrhea, avoid high sugar drinks (milk, juice), can increase gas, pain and number of stools. ...Read more
Can a fever hurt the bby 18 weeks pregnant fever due to chest and throat congestion and diarrhea. I do keep hydrated with gaterodes eat chicken noodle?
Depends: Low grade fever probably has little effect on the fetus, while there is suspicion that high fever might.The cause is more worrisome.Some febrile illnesses are localized, like an ear infection,sore throat or URI and seldom a problem.Others, viruses that spread through the blood like the flu or measles, can infect baby and cause real problems. ...Read more
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