Category: Diarrhea

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    • Diarrhea
    Tummy Bugs
    Oh no! Is your little one experiencing vomiting and diarrhea? These are common symptoms of a stomach virus in children. Other symptoms may include abdominal pain, headache, decreased appetite, and body aches. While vomiting typically lasts for one to two days, diarrhea can linger for five to seven. In some cases, diarrhea can last for...
    • Diarrhea
    What is it? Diarrhea refers to the passage of three or more loose or watery stools per day. The most common cause in children is viral. However, there are other reasons children can have diarrhea such as bacteria, parasites, food allergies and excessive juice intake. What are the symptoms? Diarrhea can occur isolated, meaning by...
    • Colds
    Antibiotics: Good or Bad?
    Antibiotics – they are good right? They help cure infections. Well yes…and no. Antibiotics, prescribed appropriately, are a great tool to help your child overcome bacterial infections. However, in recent years, it has been shown that antibiotics are being prescribed when they are not called for. When antibiotics are not needed, they do NOT help...
    • Diarrhea
    The Dreaded Stomach Bug
    It’s 3:00 am and you are sound asleep, when all of a sudden you wake up and hear a small voice saying, “I threw up”. The rest of your night is a whirl of cleaning, sanitizing, and comforting.Gastroenteritis, also known as the “stomach flu” or “stomach bug” is a viral infection that causes your child’s...
    • Diarrhea
    Barfing, throwing up, puking – all parents are familiar with these terms. If your child is vomiting, here are a few things to keep in mind that will help them feel better. What causes vomiting?  There are many different causes for vomiting including food poisoning, headaches, and viruses. The main cause of vomiting in children...
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