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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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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 …

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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 …

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6 hours ago The stomach flu is caused by a contagious virus that causes nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea. It can be spread by direct contact with a sick individual or through contaminated food, water, or surfaces. Because children frequently put their fingers and hands in their mouths, they are at an increased risk of contracting norovirus and rotavirus. 2.

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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 ( 1 ). In the US, acute gastroenteritis in children accounts for 200,000 hospitalizations and 300 deaths in children every year ( 2 ). However, most gastroenteritis infections are not

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7 hours ago Sunken eyes or cheeks. Light-headedness or fainting. Dehydration from stomach flu is especially dangerous for children, the elderly, and immunocompromised individuals. If left untreated, dehydration can lead to organ damage, shock, coma, and even death.

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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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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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2 hours ago Stomach flu or gastroenteritis infection signs and symptoms include nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea that lasts for about 7-14 days. The stomach flu is spread from person to person, usually via fecal to oral route from poor hand-washing or hygiene techniques. Norovirus is the most common cause of stomach flu.

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8 hours ago You may drink ginger tea twice daily. 5. Turmeric. Curcumin, the major component of turmeric, exhibits anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties. These activities of curcumin impart gastroprotective effects to turmeric that can help in the treatment of gastroenteritis and its inflammatory symptoms ( 6 ).

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9 hours ago Making dietary changes is a cornerstone of gastroenteritis treatment. 10. The BRAT (bananas, rice, applesauce, and toast) diet is designed to ease the symptoms of stomach flu, diarrhea, and nausea. It consists of foods that are low in protein, fiber, and fat, which are easier to digest. These are foods that are bland and easy to chew.

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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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1 hours ago The stomach flu, also called viral gastroenteritis, is not to be confused with the flu caused by the influenza virus.The stomach flu is caused by viruses, such as norovirus and rotavirus, that irritate and infect the digestive system.It can be a common illness among kids, who may not be as good at washing their hands as adults and spend more time touching the same objects as …

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5 hours ago 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. Abdominal cramps and pain. Nausea, vomiting or both. Occasional muscle aches or headache.

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1 hours ago Diagnosis. Your doctor will likely diagnose viral gastroenteritis (stomach flu) based on symptoms, a physical exam and sometimes on the presence of similar cases in your community. A rapid stool test can detect rotavirus or norovirus, but there are no quick tests for other viruses that cause gastroenteritis.

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Just Now Vomiting, watery stools, nausea, stomach cramps, lightheadedness, dehydration, and fever are common signs of gastroenteritis. For bacterial gastroenteritis, you may take prescription antibiotics, but if it is …

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5 hours ago By definition, gastroenteritis affects both the stomach and the intestines, resulting in vomiting and diarrhea. Common stomach flu (gastroenteritis) symptoms and symptoms. Low grade fever, usually less than 100 F (37.7 C) Nausea with or without vomiting. Mild-to-moderate diarrhea (Dehydration also can intensify the symptoms of nausea and vomiting.)

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What is stomach flu (gastroenteritis)?

Stomach flu, or gastroenteritis , is an inflammation of the intestines and stomach that causes diarrhea, vomiting, nausea, and sometimes fever. Symptoms typically resolve within two weeks—often within one to three days—without medical treatment. 2 Gastroenteritis symptoms can cause severe dehydration.

Can the stomach flu cause vomiting and diarrhea in kids?

Unfortunately for little ones, the stomach flu can cause nausea, vomiting and diarrhea. Isabel Rojas, M.D., a pediatric gastroenterologist at Children's Health℠ and Assistant Professor at UT Southwestern, shares the best remedies for stomach flu in kids and ways to help settle your child's stomach.

What should I do if my child has the stomach flu?

Certain drinks, like apple juice or carbonated beverages, can make vomiting or diarrhea worse, so it's best to stick to rehydration solution or plain water. If your child has nausea or vomiting again, it's best to stop the food until their stomach can settle. How long does the stomach flu last in kids?

What causes viral gastroenteritis in children?

Rotavirus. Worldwide, this is the most common cause of viral gastroenteritis in children, who are usually infected when they put their fingers or other objects contaminated with the virus into their mouths. The infection is most severe in infants and young children. Adults infected with rotavirus may not have symptoms,...

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