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My child gets an upset stomach every time she eats, what should I do?

My child gets an upset stomach every time she eats, what should I do?

See pediatrician: There are multiple causes for upset stomach in a child but its usually not hard to figure out. Discuss all symptoms with your pediatrician. ...Read more

Dr. William Harris
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Stomach Discomfort (Definition)

Stomach discomfort or pain can be due to problems in digestion or irritation to the stomach. Some people use the term to describe discomfort ...Read more

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Why would a 5 yr old child have chronic vomit breath with no complaint of burning or upset stomach?

Why would a 5 yr old child have chronic vomit breath with no complaint of burning or upset stomach?

Reflux: Either related to food issues such as a lactose intolerance or hidden acid reflux. Ask your pediatrician. Dental problems also sometimes causes severe halitosis. ...Read more

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Treating the Stomach Flu (Checklist)

See a doctor if you are vomiting/stooling uncontrollably
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Hydrate yourself to keep up with your losses. Water is best.
Daily
Practice good hand washing to help prevent spread of stomach viruses
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What to give a toddler for upset stomach?

What to give a toddler for upset stomach?

As little as possibl: A cramping belly in a toddler benefits more from diet modification than any med. Avoid adult preparations of pepto-bismol as these have salycelates that are linked to REYE 's syndrome. Although children's pepto excludes salycelates, I seldom recommend anything. Popsicles, jello, applesauce, graham crackers, pasta & steamed rice are often tolerated by a crampy gut when they want to try eating. ...Read more

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What can I give my seven year old son for a upset stomach?

What can I give my seven year old son for a upset stomach?

Ginger ale: It's an age old remedy, but flat ginger ale works nicely. Ginger is in baby gas medicine, and works well for mild upset stomach. If it's gas, a good gas medicine like maalox can also help. If it's more of a stomach virus, a probiotic helps. Warm compresses or a warm bath also can be soothing. ...Read more

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Treating the Stomach Flu (Checklist)

Drink plenty of clear liquids
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Rest and relax as much as you can
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After 24 hours, slowly increase your diet to soft foods and increase
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Treating the Stomach Flu (Checklist)

Replace fluids carefully to avoid dehydration
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See doctor if symptoms persist
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Gradually add solid food back when improving
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What to give 5 yo for stomach cramps n upset stomach?

What to give 5 yo for stomach cramps n upset stomach?

BRAT diet: Brat stands for bananas, rice toast, applesauce and toast. Plus lots of gingerail. ...Read more

Dr. Frederick Buechel
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Upset Stomach (Definition)

Upset stomach is a general term describing any kind of abdominal discomfort. It may include cramping, pain, nausea, or a sense of needing to ...Read more

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