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I have a 9 year old that is vomiting and diahrea what is the best thing to give him?

I have a 9 year old that is vomiting and diahrea what is the best thing to give him?

Fluids: Gently offer electrolyte containing fluids such as pediolyte. If he cannot tolerate it for about 6 hours, see your doctor. ...Read more

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I have been nauseaus vomiting since friday and now I have diahrea and stomache pain what would be wrong?

I have been nauseaus vomiting since friday and now I have diahrea and stomache pain what would be wrong?

An Infection: It sounds like you caught a bug. Starting with upper GI problems progrssing to lower GI problems (diarrhea). Give it time. It more than likely will resolve on its own. ...Read more

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What does grey vomit mean? Have not eaten since yesterday.

What does grey vomit mean? Have not eaten since yesterday.

Not much: The color of what is left in your stomach when it is empty doesn't help too much with diagnosis, unless it is red (blood), green-brown (bile), or black (digested blood). If you can't keep anything down, even for example travel sickness medicine or ginger ale, it is time at your age of 58 to get medical help before you get really dehydrated. Hope you get over this soon! ...Read more

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My 18 months old has been feverish for 2 days now 38.8 vomiting and diahrea how long till the fever disappears?

My 18 months old has been feverish for 2 days now 38.8 vomiting and diahrea how long till the fever disappears?

Viral bug: Most viral gastroenteritis lasts 2-3 days as should the fever continue with small amounts of clear liquids such as pedialyte and appropriate fever control
if the fever persists and /or the vomiting and diarrhea isn't improving in the next 2 days, you may want to see your doctor ...Read more

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My daughter is about to be a year old and she is vomiting and having diahrea as well as coughing and congestion what should I do for her?

My daughter is about to be a year old and she is vomiting and having diahrea as well as coughing and congestion what should I do for her?

Fluids, humidifier: Seems viral. Give her pedialyte--make sure she is urinating. Hol;d milk and juices. Run a cool mist humidifier.if the symptoms are bad see her dr ...Read more

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What to do after onset of food poioning? The vomitting has stopped, the diahrea continues. Vomitting started with in 6 hours and the episode started about 20 hours ago. What should I eat, drink, not eat or not drink; medicine? How about asprin?

What to do after onset of food poioning? The vomitting has stopped, the diahrea continues. Vomitting started with in 6 hours and the episode started about 20 hours ago. What should I eat, drink, not eat or not drink; medicine? How about asprin?

You: You may wish to start with clear liquids like broth, clear juices (not acidic) for the first 12 hours. If you start vomiting again with liquids or you are not keeping up with the fluid loss through your bowel, you may need to go to the emergency room for intravenous hydration. Do not recommend that you take Aspirin as if can be tough on the GI tract. If you are working hard to keep up with hydration but find yourself feeling dizzy, especially when getting up from lying down or sitting, feel faint, find that your resting pulse rate is acclerated well above a hundred; you may need to be seen. I would avoid dairy, meats and vegetables intially. Might wish to start bland - like toast or rice. ...Read more

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My son has had strep throat20months old with vomitting then recovered from it aweek later had diahrea and for3days then that stopped then had loss of?

My son has had strep throat20months old with vomitting then recovered from it aweek later had diahrea and for3days then that stopped then had loss of?

Viral gastroenteriti: Hi. I'm Dr. Ivy Fisher, a pedi MD with health tap.
Glad the step throat infection resolved with RX.
For diarrhea, just clear liquids, no milk products
and BRAT diet: water. Crystal light, soup/crackers,
bananas, rice, apple sauce, toast to reduce GI upset and
diarrhea, emesis. If symptoms progress, call us for a virtual appt to speak. ...Read more

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Gray vomit today diarreah two days ago should I take my three year old to er?

Gray vomit today diarreah two days ago should I take my three year old to er?

Depends: Three years old is easy to get dehydrated, if the diarrhea persisted for three days and now the gray vomiting will prevent him from self hydration then you need to take him to the ER for proper hydration. And treatment. So the final answer is yes ...Read more

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No weeing or pooing for a week yellow and grey skin colour delerious vomiting?

No weeing or pooing for a week yellow and grey skin colour delerious vomiting?

Get medical care NOW: If you have been vomiting to the point you haven't urinated in a week and may be delerious - you need to be transported to an emergency for hydration at a minimum ...Read more

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On Prozac (fluoxetine) for 4 days now. 1st 2 had diahrea now on day 4 vomiting. Will this go away?

On Prozac (fluoxetine) for 4 days now. 1st 2 had diahrea now on day 4 vomiting. Will this go away?

Please take with: Food. I saw that you have chest pain noted. If chest pain started since you began Prozac (fluoxetine) & is associated with palpitations or difficulty breathing, swelling of mouth, tongue, lips or airway - than you may need emergent tx. Most people are able to handle GI effects of Prozac (fluoxetine) after a couple of weeks. Some people have improvement with probiotics. ...Read more

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May have salmonella poisoning, what should I do? On last wednesday my husband ate chicken that he realized was not cooked all the way through after he had already eaten more than one piece. He woke up early thursday morning with diahrea, vomitting and ab

May have salmonella poisoning, what should I do? On last wednesday my husband ate chicken that he realized was not cooked all the way through after he had already eaten more than one piece. He woke up early thursday morning with diahrea, vomitting and ab

Salmonella: Salmonella food poisoning can occur in chicken, as can other types of food poisoning, most commonly staph food poisoning. The best thing to do is to use anti-emetics (medications to stop vomiting) if it hasn't stopped in 24 hours, but not to take anti-diarrheals in order to let the toxins get out of the body. In general, antibiotics should be avoided. Almost all types of food poisonings will run its course. If a patient can't stop vomiting in 24 hours, can't take fluids in 24-36 hours, or has severe abdominal pain or high fevers then they should seek out a medical evaluation. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of a child being dehydrated? Has been vomiting all night. A few tablespoons in diaper of diahrea.

What are the symptoms of a child being dehydrated? Has been vomiting all night. A few tablespoons in diaper of diahrea.

You: You should call your child's doctor if you see any signs of dehydration. These signs are:

- dry mouth
-few or no tears when crying
-excessive fussiness
-fewer than 3-4 wet diapers/day
-no urination in 6-8 hours
-sunken soft spot
-dry, wrinkled or doughy skin
-appears weak or limp
-decreased alertness or increased sleepiness
-rapid breathing or fast heart rate. ...Read more

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My 12 yr old daughter keeps vomiting after every meal for 5 days no diahrea not sick has been dr said could b food but any food the same thing?

My 12 yr old daughter keeps vomiting after every meal for 5 days no diahrea not sick has been dr said could b food but any food the same thing?

Return to Doctor: There can be numerous causes for your daughter's persistent vomiting including infections, GI tract disorders, associated systemic disorders, psychiatric disorders and more. The absence of other symptoms makes formulation of a diagnosis challenging. Suggest you return to doctor for further evaluation including detailed medical history (past/present), physical exam, and targeted diagnostic tests. ...Read more

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My 15 month old son has had vomiting and diahrea on/off for 2.5 wks. We have seen the doctor twice who says this is a virus. Any advice to stop it?

My 15 month old son has had vomiting and diahrea on/off for 2.5 wks. We have seen the doctor twice who says this is a virus. Any advice to stop it?

Second opinion: Stomach flu is an annoying event at any age but when I hear of this pattern lasting more than 10 days I have to think of other issues - this may be diet related or symptoms of another disease process. How's the weight? Anyone else sick in the house? I'm not big into lab work for typical v/d illnesses but your child may need some further work up.

http://diarrhea. Emedtv. Com/stomach-flu/infant-stomach-flu. Html ...Read more

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My 2 year old woke up vomiting foamy white saliva. She has no fever or diahrea but won't eat or drink?

My 2 year old woke up vomiting foamy white saliva. She has no fever or diahrea but won't eat or drink?

Could be seizure: Sounds like possible seizure after a fever;sometimes if a fever it can happen, but maybe just a cold/cough but the white foamy saliva is different, if any wheezing or cough go to er for further test like a chest X-ray. She may have inhaled a food particle and trying to cough it up. Or may have bronchitis, . Sounds like you need to get her evaluated in an er, especially if trouble breathing ...Read more

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I have been suffering for weeks from feeling of diahrea and vomiting accompanying bad mood swings after eating especially after eating diary products.

I have been suffering for weeks from feeling of diahrea and vomiting accompanying bad mood swings after eating especially after eating diary products.

See doctor: See your pcp for exam and proper diagnosis. Meantime, eliminate dairy products as much as possible. I hope this helps. Good luck. ...Read more

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My 3year old son has been coughing 1 week. Fever of 101 vomit diahrea. Not eating. Doc says chronic sinusitis but I think it is something worse. Help?

My 3year old son has been coughing 1 week. Fever of 101 vomit diahrea. Not eating. Doc says chronic sinusitis but I think it is something worse. Help?

Sinusitis?: Chronic sinusitis in a 3 year old is very uncommon. Suggest you see a pediatrician and get a second opinion. He may well have pneumonia or other illnesses. ...Read more

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1 year old, vomiting for 2 days and diahrea. Day 4 no diahrea, only vomit. Went to er. Had xray. Said lots of gas showed up. What could be? Serious?

1 year old, vomiting for 2 days and diahrea. Day 4 no diahrea, only vomit. Went to er. Had xray. Said lots of gas showed up. What could be? Serious?

Vomiting: Persistent vomiting in 1 year old is potentially serious as it can be associated with dehydration and underlying serious gastrointestinal problems. Increase gas on x-ray is not specific to any cause but the pattern of the gas can be important. Re-evaluation if vomiting continues is necessary. ...Read more

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My 3 yr old daughter was hospitalized a wk for vomiting & nothing found. 5 days later, her poop is gray with some brown and lots of gas. Is that ok?

My 3 yr old daughter was hospitalized a wk for vomiting & nothing found. 5 days later, her poop is gray with some brown and lots of gas. Is that ok?

How is she doing?: How is she overall? Is she hydrated and urinating at least three times a day? Is she free of fever or pain? Is she tolerating her regular diet? Grey poop with some brown is ok, so long as she does not have a white poop (that can indicate a bowel obstruction) Gassiness is ok so long as she is not having abdominal pain. Does she have a one week followup with her doc following hospital? ...Read more

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I have a daughter who is 8 yrs old and has had stomach pain in waves for the last 3 days. Only one time of vomiting and no diahrea. Started Tuesday af?

I have a daughter who is 8 yrs old and has had stomach pain in waves for the last 3 days. Only one time of vomiting and no diahrea. Started Tuesday af?

Abdominal upset: The intestines contract to move food forward in waves (called peristalsis) every 15-20 minutes or so. If that is the periodicity of her abdominal pain then her pain is almost certainly coming from her intestines. There are good medicines to calm down her gut. Speak to her doc. ...Read more

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My eyes and skin are turning yellow? I was sepsis my stool has been green, dark gray for about a year I have vomiting

My eyes and skin are turning yellow? I was sepsis my stool has been green, dark gray for about a year I have vomiting

Jaundice?: If your eyes and skin definitely are becoming yellow, you have jaundice -- elevated bilirubin in the blood, a pigment that comes from the liver. Usually due to hepatitis or other potentially severe liver disease. Maybe or maybe not related to recept sepsis. Contact your doctor immediately. Good luck! ...Read more

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I am throwing up gray and a little bit of black vomit small amount of stomach pain what could be the cause also starting to get head ache?

I am throwing up gray and a little bit of black vomit small amount of stomach pain what could be the cause also starting to get head ache?

Black is Bad: Your situation could be very dangerous. Seek evaluation with your physician or an emergency room to undergo testing as soon as possible. Symptoms of black vomit could suggest bleeding in the stomach from a small ulcer, however small things can become big things rapidly and be very dangerous. Don't delay getting an assessment and discuss all medications you may use, even if over the counter. ...Read more

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Vomiting diarrhea freezing cold pains all over?

Probable infection.: This could be a gastroenteritis, probably viral, but could also be due to eating bad food or other reasons. Initially, the most important thing is to not become dehydrated. I would not eat solid food, but I would try to drink as many liquids as you're able to tolerate. If you feel that you're getting dehydrated, or if your fever persists more than 24 to 36 hours, then you should see your doctor. ...Read more

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Is vomitting and diarrhea normal during periods?

Is vomitting and diarrhea normal during periods?

For some women it is: Symptoms can include pelvic/ abdominal cramping, nausea (vomiting for some), constipation or loose stools, bloating, weight gain, moodiness, irritability, pain & swelling of breasts, feeling tired, insomnia, headaches, ^ acne, food cravings, ^ appetite, swelling of hands & feet, dizziness, thinking less clearly, urinary sxs & exacerbations of chronic conditions. ...Read more

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Please tell me what can cause diarrhea &vomiting?

Please tell me what can cause diarrhea &vomiting?

Sure, but...: A generic question or your symptoms? We can have your answer if you tell us if there's pain, it's location, intensity, duration, timing (with meals, urination, stooling) ; accompanying issues like fever, tenderness, bleeding, weight loss or signs of malabsorption ; circumstances (pregnant, stressed). Also, recent travel, antibiotic use, exposures, NSAID use, stones, pancreatitis, ulcers, ibd, etc? ...Read more

Dr. Oscar Novick
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