Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: Annie | 2007/05/30

Q.

Symptoms of gastro

Can anyone tell me what the symptoms of gastro is?

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

Vomiting and diarrhoea.

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Posted by: muffin | 2007/05/31

daihorrea, sometimes vomiting, stomach cramps, be very careful of dehydration, that is why they end up in hospital - my daughter was in hospital for 5 days due to gastro from rotavirus

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Posted by: Pearl | 2007/05/31

My friend's 3year old son was admitted at the hospital on sunday due to gatsro.He was having a diarhea(spelling)for two weeks the paed could not pick it up that he was suffering from gastro.He started dehydrating and lost a lot of weight,energy and was not eating properly.Paed said its common in kids who are at the nursery as it is a spreadable sickness.He is on a drip now and has recovered very well though he will stay at the hospital for onother 3 days.

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