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What is the treatment for diarrhea?

A: treatment for diarrhea is quite simple - you need to rest and to replace the fluids and salts that your body has lost. As long as your condition is not too serious and does not last longer than two days, no other treatment is needed. It is important to avoid taking any anti diarrhea medications unless these have been prescribed by your doctor. The diarrhea is your body''s way of getting rid of something that is harmful to it, and by blocking this reaction, you will only prolong the agony and make things worse. Instead, let your body purge itself of whatever has upset it, and in the meanwhile, replenish the lost fluids and salts. A good way...
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What Is The treatment for diarrhea And Cramps?

A: Drink plenty of fluids, 8-10 glasses. Sports drinks, diluted fruit juice, non-caffeinated sodas. Eat crackers and soup to meet sodium needs. Eat boiled starches/cereals. Return to normal diet w/normal stools. diarrhea should be allowed to run its course if it lasts no longer than a few days because your body is ridding itself of something that shouldn''t be there. Just drink plenty of fluids. There are several anti-diarrhea medications you can get over the counter to relieve your symptoms. After several days see your doctor. Usually, the BRAT diet is prescribed. This limits food intake to clear broth, plain rice, applesauce, and dry toast for the first 24-48 hours. You might also want to take Immodium to halt the...


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What Is The treatment for diarrhea And Cramps?

A: Drink plenty of fluids, 8-10 glasses. Sports drinks, diluted fruit juice, non-caffeinated sodas. Eat crackers and soup to meet sodium needs. Eat boiled starches/cereals. Return to normal diet w/normal stools. diarrhea should be allowed to run its course if it lasts no longer than a few days because your body is ridding itself of something that shouldn''t be there. Just drink plenty of fluids. There are several anti-diarrhea medications you can get over the counter to relieve your symptoms. After several days see your doctor. Usually, the BRAT diet is prescribed. This limits food intake to clear broth, plain rice, applesauce, and dry toast for the first 24-48 hours. You might also want to take Immodium to halt the...


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treatment for diarrhea and vomiting and fever?

A: 23 Feb 2012 The important thing to do with this kind of illness, is to keep your child hydrated at all times. Dehydration can come on quickly when a person has vomiting and diarrhea. Water is (in my opinion) best to drink, but pedialite, sport drinks such as Gatorade is also good to use. With a first breakfast try dry toast, lunch chicken noodle soup or just the broth, this provides needed water and sodium. And plenty of rest. If your child doesn''t begin feeling better in a day or two or their fever spikes. Please consider talking with their. Family doctor as soon as possable. I hope these hints help. And your child feels better soon. Taylor. Ps. As long as their is no allergy concern, tylenol or advvil is helpful at reducing fever. Please follow the dosing...


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What''s the best OTC treatment for diarrhea? I just need something that works really quickly and can be picked up at most grocery stores.

A: Pepto Bismol seems to solve most tummy troubles for me. immodium. Immodium, definitely! I have had diarrhea now for 16 days! I got it from those new Kinoki Detox Pads on the market that rid the body of toxins. It backfired on me, because I take Narcotics for my pain from Fibromyalgia, and instead of just taking the toxins and metals out of my body, my doctor said it pulled out all my narcotics at the same time and I''m now going through withdrawals. In th beginning I was just throwing up, had itching of the hands and feet and diarrhea. I''ve taken Pepto Max, Immodium, Tums, Gaviscon, Peppermint Tea, you name it. Nothing has worked. The nurse advice line just told me...


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What Is The treatment for Severe diarrhea?

A: If you have severe diarrhea you must be sure that you keep your body fully hydrated as diarrhea can severely dehydrate your body. It bland foods. If stomach pains are also present and the diarrhea lasts for a few days you should get checked out by your doctor to rule out serious infections. There are many over the counter treatments for this, however, the BRAT diet is the best, this consists of Bread, Rice, Applesauce, and Toast. Also remember to get many fluids. Make sure to take acidophilus to keep your cultures healthy, you can find this at any healthfood store. If it lasts longer than a day or two, call your doctor.

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What Is The treatment for Severe diarrhea?

A: If you have severe diarrhea you must be sure that you keep your body fully hydrated as diarrhea can severely dehydrate your body. It bland foods. If stomach pains are also present and the diarrhea lasts for a few days you should get checked out by your doctor to rule out serious infections. There are many over the counter treatments for this, however, the BRAT diet is the best, this consists of Bread, Rice, Applesauce, and Toast. Also remember to get many fluids. Make sure to take acidophilus to keep your cultures healthy, you can find this at any healthfood store. If it lasts longer than a day or two, call your doctor.

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What do I drink or take for diarrhea?

A: diarrhea is usually defined as having more than 3 loose stools in a day. diarrhea can also be accompanied by urgency to use the bathroom, cramping, nausea, fever, chills, and bloating. Some of the common causes of diarrhea include: certain medications, bacterial or viral infections, and food intolerances. Sometimes a cause of the diarrhea cannot be identified. One of the consequences of diarrhea can be dehydration. Dehydration happens when the body loses too much fluid. When diarrhea occurs, the body loses fluid and also can lose electrolytes or salts that help the body function properly. Some of the signs of dehydration are dizziness, having...


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What Is The Best treatment for Upset Stomach And diarrhea?

A: for diarrhea most doctors prescribe the BRAT diet which is bananas, rice, applesauce and toast. As far as an upset stomach try a teaspoon of honey. Most important is to be sure you stay hydrated. Drinks such as gatorade are good to replenish your electrolytes. The most important treatment is to not let yourself get dehydrated. Little sips of flat ginger ale go a long way to help. First take something for the upset stomach. Like Pepto or Maalox. This should take care of both. Drink plenty of fluids, because long periods of diarrhea can cause dehydration. Also eat foods, like rice, toast, cream of rice, mashed potatoes. Do not eat spicy foods or hard to digest foods....


Q: 

What Is The Best treatment for Upset Stomach And diarrhea?

A: for diarrhea most doctors prescribe the BRAT diet which is bananas, rice, applesauce and toast. As far as an upset stomach try a teaspoon of honey. Most important is to be sure you stay hydrated. Drinks such as gatorade are good to replenish your electrolytes. The most important treatment is to not let yourself get dehydrated. Little sips of flat ginger ale go a long way to help. First take something for the upset stomach. Like Pepto or Maalox. This should take care of both. Drink plenty of fluids, because long periods of diarrhea can cause dehydration. Also eat foods, like rice, toast, cream of rice, mashed potatoes. Do not eat spicy foods or hard to digest foods....


 
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