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What to give a child to drink that has a high fever and is throwing up all liquids?
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In brief: Pedialyte
Oral electrolyte fluids, like pedialyte, will replenish not only the liquids lost though vomiting, but also the electrolytes.
The key to success is small amounts frequently-give 1-2 tsp every ten minutes for one hour, if no vomiting, increase to 3 tsp every ten minutes, advancing as tolerated.

In brief: Pedialyte
Oral electrolyte fluids, like pedialyte, will replenish not only the liquids lost though vomiting, but also the electrolytes.
The key to success is small amounts frequently-give 1-2 tsp every ten minutes for one hour, if no vomiting, increase to 3 tsp every ten minutes, advancing as tolerated.
Dr. Ronda Dennis-Smithart
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Dr. Michael Blum
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In brief: Think straw
Great question. Drinking fluids does indeed help to reduce fever. Liquids that are cold are fun to drink.
Drinking slowly thru a straw seem to allow the intake at a rate that lessens the chance for too much to be consumed and then we throw up. Remember it is not a high fever we are concerned about. Fever indicates an infection. Reducing fever makes us feel better and thus able to drink more.

In brief: Think straw
Great question. Drinking fluids does indeed help to reduce fever. Liquids that are cold are fun to drink.
Drinking slowly thru a straw seem to allow the intake at a rate that lessens the chance for too much to be consumed and then we throw up. Remember it is not a high fever we are concerned about. Fever indicates an infection. Reducing fever makes us feel better and thus able to drink more.
Dr. Michael Blum
Dr. Michael Blum
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