Gastroenteritis Gastric Flu In Children Causes And Treatment

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    What causes stomach flu (gastroenteritis)?
    Viruses are the most common cause of so-called stomach flu. Norovirus is often the culprit for adults, while rotavirus is frequently to blame for stomach flu in children. These viruses mostly infect the lining of the small intestine. What are the symptoms of stomach flu (gastroenteritis)?

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    1 hours ago Causes of Gastroenteritis in Children. The cause of Gastroenteritis (or stomach flu) can be either viral or bacterial. One of the most common sources of the stomach flu is Rotavirus. Immunization can help protect against some cases of the stomach flu including those caused by Rotavirus. The germs that cause Gastroenteritis can spread quickly

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    1 hours ago Gastroenteritis (gass-troh-en-teh-RYE-tis) happens when germs (viruses, bacteria, or parasites) infect the stomach or intestines, causing inflammation. In kids, viruses are the most common cause of gastroenteritis. Rotavirus causes many cases of stomach flu in children, but the rotavirus vaccine can help prevent them.

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    3 hours ago Gastroenteritis is an infection of the gut (intestines). It causes diarrhoea and may also cause symptoms such as being sick (vomiting) and tummy (abdominal) pain. In most cases the infection clears within a few days, but sometimes it takes longer. The main risk is lack of fluid in the body (dehydration). The main treatment is to give your child

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    2 hours ago Gastroenteritis or stomach flu is a bowel infection that causes inflammation in the stomach and intestines and is accompanied by diarrhea, nausea, and vomiting ().. In the US, acute gastroenteritis in children accounts for 200,000 hospitalizations and 300 deaths in children every year ().However, gastroenteritis infections are not usually severe, and the …

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    6 hours ago Gastroenteritis, which is also known as Stomach Flu, is a common digestive disease. The illness results in poor appetite and if diarrhea continues then it can cause dehydration which can be fatal if not treated on time. Stomach viruses in children, such as Rotavirus, Norovirus, Adenovirus, Astrovirus, etc, cause gastroenteritis in children.

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    7 hours ago Medications such as antibiotics, antacids, laxatives, and chemotherapy drugs Gastroenteritis Treatment Prevent dehydration: Give a child an oral rehydration solution. Call your doctor for

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    8 hours ago Gastroenteritis (Stomach Flu) Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital. 1 hours ago Gastroenteritis (gass-troh-en-teh-RYE-tis) happens when germs (viruses, bacteria, or parasites) infect the stomach or intestines, causing inflammation. In kids, viruses are the most common cause of gastroenteritis.Rotavirus causes many cases of stomach flu in children, but the …

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    5 hours ago If vomiting is a problem, try sipping small amounts of clear liquids. Most adults with viral gastroenteritis can replace fluids and electrolytes with liquids such as. water. fruit juices. sports drinks. broths. Eating saltine crackers can also help replace electrolytes. If your child has viral gastroenteritis, you should give your child an oral

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    Just Now Your baby or child may have cycles of vomiting and diarrhea for about 24 hours. If your child has the stomach flu, they may have hard-to-miss signs and symptoms like: diarrhea (usually watery and

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    7 hours ago The most common cause of viral gastroenteritis. Very contagious and commonly causes stomach flu outbreaks amongst people of all ages. Symptoms usually begin 12 to 48 hours after contact with the virus, lasting 1 to 3 days. Rotavirus. Commonly affects young children and is the leading cause of stomach flu outbreaks amongst that age group, though

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    4 hours ago Gastroenteritis (gass-troh-en-teh-RYE-tis) happens when germs (viruses, bacteria, or parasites) infect the stomach or intestines, causing inflammation. In kids, viruses are the most common cause of gastroenteritis. Rotavirus causes many cases of stomach flu in children, but the rotavirus vaccine can help prevent them.

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    7 hours ago The flu (influenza) affects only your respiratory system — your nose, throat and lungs. Gastroenteritis, on the other hand, attacks your intestines, causing signs and symptoms such as: Watery, usually nonbloody diarrhea — bloody diarrhea usually means you have a different, more severe infection. Nausea, vomiting or both. Stomach cramps and

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    8 hours ago Symptoms and Causes What causes stomach flu (gastroenteritis)? You can get sick from bacteria, parasites, toxins and viruses. Viruses are the most common cause of so-called stomach flu. Norovirus is often the culprit for adults, while rotavirus is frequently to blame for stomach flu in children. These viruses mostly infect the lining of the

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    7 hours ago Gastroenteritis (gass-troh-en-teh-RYE-tis) happens when germs (viruses, bacteria, or parasites) infect the stomach or intestines, causing inflammation. In kids, viruses are the most common cause of gastroenteritis. Rotavirus causes many cases of stomach flu in children, but the rotavirus vaccine can help prevent them.

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    8 hours ago Symptoms of stomach flu can include: watery, non-bloody diarrhea. stomach cramps and pain. nausea, vomiting, or both. occasional muscle aches or headache. low grade fever. Anyone with symptoms of

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    1 hours ago sunken eyes or cheeks. light-headedness or fainting. If you are the parent or caretaker of an infant or young child with viral gastroenteritis, you should watch for the following signs of dehydration. thirst. urinating less than usual, or no wet diapers for 3 hours or more. lack of energy. dry mouth.

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    What causes stomach flu gastroenteritis?

    Viruses are the most common cause of so-called stomach flu. Norovirus is often the culprit for adults, while rotavirus is frequently to blame for stomach flu in children. These viruses mostly infect the lining of the small intestine. What are the symptoms of stomach flu (gastroenteritis)?

    What is gastroenteritis in kids?

    Gastroenteritis, often called the stomach flu, is a common illness that causes nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and belly cramps. It usually lasts a few days and isn't serious. Most kids get better at home by resting and drinking plenty of liquids. What Causes Gastroenteritis?

    What should i watch for if my child has viral gastroenteritis?

    If you are the parent or caretaker of an infant or young child with viral gastroenteritis, you should watch for the following signs of dehydration In most cases, viral gastroenteritis is not harmful. However, viral gastroenteritis can become dangerous if it leads to dehydration.

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