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Dry heaved other nigh with, loose stools. Next night diarrhea twice with vomiting. Food poisoning or bug? Should take probiotic?

Dry heaved other nigh with, loose stools. Next night diarrhea twice with vomiting. Food poisoning or bug? Should take probiotic?

Sure can: Certainly sounds like food poisoning (and food poisoning is caused by a "bug"). Can you identify what food may have caused it? If it is food poisoning, it should resolve within a couple of days. If it does not, see your primary care doc. Probiotics are a reasonable thing to take along with plenty of hydration. I would not recommend taking medication to slow down loose stools. ...Read more

Dr. Gregory Moneta
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Pedialyte (Definition)

Pedialyte is a hydration agents for children which is a kind of nutritional agent ...Read more


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Will Jello water help to soothe a baby's upset stomach?

Will Jello water help to soothe a baby's upset stomach?

Baby's stomach: Your baby's age will determine much of what is safe and recommended for certain symptoms. Unless you check with the Family Physician that knows your baby best, I would avoid anything like Jello water. ...Read more

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Ok to give w fever tylenol (acetaminophen) suppository when child vomiting up oral meds?

Ok to give w fever tylenol (acetaminophen) suppository when child vomiting up oral meds?

Yes: But make sure it's prescribed by a doctor and dosage is appropriate for age. Consult your doctor as well if vomiting or fever continue. ...Read more

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Soda water or tonic water for upset stomache?

Soda water or tonic water for upset stomache?

Slightly flattened : Ginger ale. Probably the simplest way to reduce nausea ; upset stomach is with ginger. You can drink slightly flattened ginger ale or nibble on crystallized ginger. Or pour boiling water over freshly sliced organic ginger ; steep x 5 min in a covered pot. Sip. ...Read more

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Is pedialyte better than coconut water and gatorade when someone has gastric flu / stomach flu ?

Is pedialyte better than coconut water and gatorade when someone has gastric flu / stomach flu ?

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

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Are ritz or saltine crackers better for an upset stomach?

Are ritz or saltine crackers better for an upset stomach?

Whichever.: There is no evidence and there will probably never be any evidence that one or the other is better. This seems to be more a preference. ...Read more

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What's better for upset stomach with vomitting and diarrhea, warm or cold 7up? Flat or carbonated?

What's better for upset stomach with vomitting and diarrhea, warm or cold 7up? Flat or carbonated?

Whatever works best for you.: The key when having an illness with both vomiting and diarrhea is to not get dehydrated. It really doesn't matter whether you drink 7-up or any liquid, whether flat or carbonated, as long as you're able to gets plenty of liquids. So you can experiment around to find out what works best for you. I would recommend that you not drink milk is your liquid of choice, however. Whatever you decide on, drink as much as you can, to avoid dehydration.If the vomiting is so severe that you can't keep any liquids down, then you may need to seek medical attention. ...Read more

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Diarrhea 7 days stools yellow water, smell like skunk. Tried clear fluids BRAT diet last night up10x's + No blood, no vomit, no fever. Drinking. Help?

Diarrhea 7 days stools yellow water, smell like skunk. Tried clear fluids BRAT diet  last night up10x's + No blood, no vomit, no fever. Drinking. Help?

Need to see someone: At this point, you need to have stool culture and be started on treatment. Have you tried any over the counter Imodium (loperamide) to see if that diarrhea resolve? Any history of GI problems? So you have to go and see someone since the diarrhea is lasting more than 72 hours. ...Read more

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Does apple juice help stop diarrhea or constipation?

Does apple juice help stop diarrhea or constipation?

Helps constipation: Sorbital, otherwise known as glucitol, is a type of sugar alcohol that loosens the stool and promotes regular bowel movement. Sorbital is abundant in many fruit juices such as prune, peach, pear and apple juice. ...Read more

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My baby is drinking pedialyte can she drink formula?

My baby is drinking pedialyte can she drink formula?

Sure: If she 's been on pedialyte because of gastroenteritis and been tolerating well, formula should be introduced, maybe smaller amount often to be sure she tolerates it. ...Read more

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Can drinking sprite settle your stomach?

Can drinking sprite settle your stomach?

Slightly flattened : Ginger ale is more likely to help than sprite. Probably the simplest way to reduce nausea ; stomach upset is with ginger. You can drink slightly flattened ginger ale or nibble on crystallized ginger. Or pour boiling water over freshly sliced organic ginger ; steep x 5 min in a covered pot. Sip. ...Read more

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7mo with diarrhea & very loose stools. They look light yellow with strings of mucus. Drooling a lot. Refusing her bottles, refusing solids & Pedialyte

7mo with diarrhea & very loose stools. They look light yellow with strings of mucus. Drooling a lot. Refusing her bottles, refusing solids & Pedialyte

Infectious diarrhea: Most likely viral and needs clear fluids, preferably pedialyte (try different flavor), as much as possible to avoid dehydration. Avoid milk and dairy products and use probiotic to restore digestive health. Go to doctor or ED right away if vomiting or fever is noted or no urine for more than 6 hrs. ...Read more

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Town has tummy virus. Hubby better (vomiting th/ fri.). I've had diarrhea for 21 hrs on & off. Ok to take immodium? Drinking gatorade/ toast/ no fever but some ache. If so, do I stick with brat diet?

Town has tummy virus. Hubby better (vomiting th/ fri.). I've had diarrhea for 21 hrs on & off. Ok to take immodium? Drinking gatorade/ toast/ no fever but some ache. If so, do I stick with brat diet?

Virus: Speak to your family doctor about what to take. On this forum we can't know all your meds and there may be an interaction . The brat diet is fine if you can keep it down . Good luck. ...Read more

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Can green tea give you explosive diarrhea?

Can green tea give you explosive diarrhea?

Yes.: Green tea can sometimes cause diarrhea. It's possible that you are sensitive to the tannins or other ingredients. The caffeine levels, if you drink a lot, can also cause diarrhea. You can try it with food, or just avoid. Cut back on the dose or avoid if you are suffering. You could try a decaf version. ...Read more

Dr. Oscar Novick
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Vomiting (Definition)

Vomiting = expulsion of stomach ...Read more