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Are there things I can do for gastroenteritis at home?
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Dr. Martin Raff
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
2 doctors agree
In brief: Fluids
Gastroenteritis is usually quite self-limited and you should recover quickly from most causes.
Keeping hydrated and replacing electrolytes may be helpful. If nausea is not too severe, cola may help to ease this. If it persists beyond 24 hrs or you cannot keep anything down see a doctor asap.

In brief: Fluids
Gastroenteritis is usually quite self-limited and you should recover quickly from most causes.
Keeping hydrated and replacing electrolytes may be helpful. If nausea is not too severe, cola may help to ease this. If it persists beyond 24 hrs or you cannot keep anything down see a doctor asap.
Dr. Martin Raff
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Yes
Start w clear liquid like water, slightly flattened soda that is clear, or sports hydration drinks.
Sip, sip, sip. Work up to solids w bland foods like bananas, rice, applesauce, toast, gelatin, or chicken. Avoid alcohol, nicotine, caffeine, dairy & high fat foods. Rest.

In brief: Yes
Start w clear liquid like water, slightly flattened soda that is clear, or sports hydration drinks.
Sip, sip, sip. Work up to solids w bland foods like bananas, rice, applesauce, toast, gelatin, or chicken. Avoid alcohol, nicotine, caffeine, dairy & high fat foods. Rest.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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