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My son is just recovering from a hand foot a mouth virus and now he has bad diarrhea. Can there be something wrong?
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
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In brief: Part of HFM
Although people get caught up on the spots, the virus is actually an enterovirus that can also triggers diarrhea.
It can get quite involved. The treatment is the same as it is for any diarrheal illness.

In brief: Part of HFM
Although people get caught up on the spots, the virus is actually an enterovirus that can also triggers diarrhea.
It can get quite involved. The treatment is the same as it is for any diarrheal illness.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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Dr. Albert Pizzo
Family Medicine
In brief: Diarrhea after virus
Yes there is something causing the diarrhea.
Did your son receive any antibiotic for the infection or taking any medicine? It is very important to keep him well hydrated with fluids to replace what he is loosing with the diarrhea, and i give two tablespoonfuls of probiotic yogurt eg live culture yogurt 3 times per day. Report the diarrhea condition to your pediatrician for advice on what to do.

In brief: Diarrhea after virus
Yes there is something causing the diarrhea.
Did your son receive any antibiotic for the infection or taking any medicine? It is very important to keep him well hydrated with fluids to replace what he is loosing with the diarrhea, and i give two tablespoonfuls of probiotic yogurt eg live culture yogurt 3 times per day. Report the diarrhea condition to your pediatrician for advice on what to do.
Dr. Albert Pizzo
Dr. Albert Pizzo
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