Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: Zandile | 2010/01/19

Q.

Diarrhea

My son has diarrhea, he started creche last week wednesday and on Friday he was feeverish but his temperature was normal. He was vomiting but that has stopped the only thing left is diarrhea, what must I give him to stop this. He eats normal, no signs of being sick except for the abovementioned.

Please assist.

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

Make sure that you are replacing the fluid and salts that your son is losing through his diarrhoea. Give him frequent sips of Rehidrat.Follow the instructions on the packet.Inform the creche that your son has gastro and makesure that the staff at the creche are careful about washing their hands when they are feeding the children there.

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