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Suggest treatment for rotavirus diarrhoea - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 01-Mar-2014
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Very Good Posted in: Digestion and Bowels
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User:I am affected with Rotavirus from my child I can't go to work now its my third day of diarrhea. I need help
Doctor:Let me read your query
Doctor:all right
Doctor:I am sorry about the rotavirus infection
Doctor:Treatment for this would be symptomatic
Doctor:are you there?
User:yes I am here
User:I should to take a medicine or what can I do
Doctor:In most cases, no medication is required.
Doctor:treatment is directed towards fluid maintenance
Doctor:are you still passing loose stools?
Doctor:There is no specific medication for rotavirus diarrhoea
User:yes I am passing lot of water
Doctor:Sorry about that
Doctor:I would suggest you these
User:three days now
Doctor:Take plenty of fluids orally
Doctor:Like WHO ORS solution
Doctor:Do you feel week in general?
Doctor:Are you tired and exhausted?
Doctor:Do you feel dehydrated?
User:iam not felling week or dehydrated
Doctor:That is a good sign
Doctor:not to worry then
Doctor:keep yourself well hydrated with more fluids
Doctor:fresh fruit juices
User:how many day it can stay
Doctor:tender coconut water or butter milk
Doctor:It can stay for a week
User:because I can't go to the office like this
User:ok. thanks a lot your your info
Doctor:It's my pleasure
Doctor:get well soon
Doctor:do you have any more queries for now?
User:no thank
Doctor:thank you too
Doctor:Take good care
Doctor:and rest well
Doctor:bye for now
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