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What’s the best way to get rid of diarrhea in children?

What’s the best way to get rid of diarrhea in children?

Use ORS if needed: Do not use any anti-diarrheal medication.Young children and infants should not be given a clear liquid diet. They should continue a normal diet but avoid high fat items. Nursing mothers should continue nursing. Do NOT give young children: plain water, tea, soda, Gatorade or Juices. They need an Oral Rehydration Solution(ORS). THE FOLLOWING WEB PAGES CONTAIN DETAILED PATIENT INFORMATION: http:// bit.ly/1yjrrsa AND http:// bit.ly/1BTTJbh ...Read more

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Dr. Oscar Novick
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Loose Stools (Definition)

Loose stools is a symptom in which a person's stool (poop) does not hold its shape after it goes into the toilet. Instead of remaining a shaped piece of poop, the poop spreads out in the toilet bowl water. Very loose stool is called diarrhea. Loose stool can be caused by infections, certain foods or drinks, ...Read more


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What's the best treatment to get rid of diarrhea?

What's the best treatment to get rid of diarrhea?

Depends: If the diarrhea is due to an infection by a virus, it will need to run its course. You can help things along by taking a probiotic (healthy bacteria such as lactobacillus species) daily until better. Diarrhea due to bacterial infections sometimes require antibiotic therapy. Diarrhea that persists more than 2 weeks, or bloody diarrhea of any duration, should be evaluated by your doctor. ...Read more

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How to get rid of diarrhea fast?

How to get rid of diarrhea fast?

Try this...: Take Imodium (loperamide) ad (otc) and switch to a low residue (fiber), lactose free diet. Good luck! ...Read more

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How can I get rid of diarrhea ??

How can I get rid of diarrhea ??

Cause: Determine the cause and then treat as recommended. This often requires a stool assessment. Probiotics may help and remember to stay well hydrated. If there is blood in your stool or if you are getting behind in your fluids, see your doctor soon. ...Read more

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What can you eat to get rid of diarrhea?

Diarrhea : Most important is to keep well hydrated. You can try the brat diet. Bananas, rice, apples, toast/crackers. Avoid caffeine, greasy, heavy foods, alcohol. Take care! ...Read more

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How to get rid of diarrhea fast? Bus ride thru mtns in am.

Imodium (loperamide) : Take two tabs now and then repeat in 4hrs if needed. ...Read more

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How to get rid of diarrhea quick naturally? I'm lactose intolerant

How to get rid of diarrhea quick naturally? I'm lactose intolerant

Not much: Acute diarrhea will run its course. Chronic diarrhea will need an evaluation by your doctor to treat the symptoms and identify the cause. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of diarrhea?? Been having it more than like 2 weeks... Anything I eat or drink I gotta go to bathroom?

How can I get rid of diarrhea?? Been having it more than like 2 weeks... Anything I eat or drink I gotta go to bathroom?

Needs check up...: If diarrhea has been going for that long you need a formal exam and labs done in order to check for colitis, bacterial infection, parasitic infection, hepatitis, among others which could be the source of your symptoms. For now eat well, avoid fatty foods, irritants, and stay drinking fluids but not sugary ones since they can worsen symptoms. ...Read more

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What can be done to get rid of diarrhea and a bleeding diaper rash?

What can be done to get rid of diarrhea and a bleeding diaper rash?

LBM-DIAPER RASH: Among babies, diaper rash follows lbm. Diarrhea rx: no juice or milk, depending on age, you can give tea, rice, crackers, banana, pedialyte.Consult md if not sure.Diaper rash responds to fungal medic. Like nystatin, mycolog, lotrisone (clotrimazole and betamethasone). ...Read more

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How to get rid of this diarrhea?

Clear liquid diet: clear liquid diet for 24 hr then soft diet and gradually regular diet ...Read more

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How to get rid of five days of diarrhea ?

How to get rid of five days of diarrhea ?

Diarrhea: If 5 days, needs to get stool study & culture. Please see your doc. ...Read more

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How to get rid of fishy smelling diarrhea?

PMD: Get stool examined and cultured. That will pin point the treatment .Usual cause amebiasis. ...Read more

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How to get rid of really bad diarrhea really fast!!!?

Depends: lomotil, but if you have been on antibiotics you should see your MD to rule out c.diff colitis, and if you have gastroenteritis, cipro (ciprofloxacin) and Flagyl can help ...Read more

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I've been having diarrhea for the past 2 days. How can I get rid of this fast?

I've been having diarrhea for the past 2 days. How can I get rid of this fast?

What's the cause?: "Plugging up" diarrhea will not cure an infection, fix an inflammatory process, improve an ischemic gut, or correct a functional issue. Medical evaluation is recommended appropriate to the duration of your symptoms, associations (bleeding, weight loss, pain, vomiting), as well as your other medical co-morbidities. Call your doctor please and get checked. ...Read more

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How to get rid of travelers diarrhea?

How to get rid of travelers diarrhea?

Stop traveling. : Seriously though, it relates to micro flora change in the water. Or something more serious. Anti diarrheal agents - lomitil, Imodium (loperamide) - don't help in these circumstances. Be cautious about your water sources. But also ice, salads etc. If more than 'traveler's' and you're remote, plan ahead: 3 days cipri cures most... ...Read more

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How to get rid from osmotic diarrhea ?

How to get rid from osmotic diarrhea ?

Stop the cause of it: Regardless of the type of diarrhea you are talking about (BTW, how did you diagnose osmotic diarrhea in the first place?), you have to remove the cause of it. For example, if you consume sorbitol- containing candies, you'll get a diarrhea that can stopped by simply halting the consumption of the candy. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of these horrible smelling farts after "traveler's diarrhea"?

How can I get rid of these horrible smelling farts after "traveler's diarrhea"?

Time heals...: ... and so does an air freshener! ;) Seriously though, foul-smelling flatulence may persist following infectious diarrheal illness until the mucosal lining of your colon and gut microbiota turnover (or replenish) upon completion of antibiotics. Consuming probiotics may help. If you require further detail, I am happy to provide a personal consult as I will require additional health information. ...Read more

Dr. Oscar Novick
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Diarrhea (Definition)

Diarrhea = increased frequency of stools which ...Read more