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Small child, stomach flu, diarrhea, vomiting, pain on passing stools. Treatment?

My son is 5 years old. About a week ago he had the stomach flu . He had diarrhea for 6 day and 2 of those days he was throwing up.. the Diarrhea has stopped not now.. But he is still saying his stomach hurts after meals and through out the day .. Today he kept wanting to have a bowel movement but then would get up and say it hurts and start crying he was also saying if he poops he is going to throw up... Hes done this three times today and still has not went..
Asked On : Thu, 10 Jan 2013
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Pediatrician 's  Response
Feb 2013
Thank you for your query,
Your son is having gastroenteritis and it is 6 days duration.
Give sips of oral rehydrating solutions , coconut water, lemon water after each vomiting and loose motions in equal amounts to the losses to prevent dehydration.
Because of colic, gastritis component and increased motility of gut, the pain will occur and subsides after controlling the infection.
Consult your Pediatrician for examination of your child and specific management.
Answered: Fri, 11 Jan 2013
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Pediatrician Dr. Synthyia Bhagat's  Response
Thanks for your query

acute gastroenteritis is mostly viral in nature and takes few days to settle. Pain abdomen is usually associated with some underlying infection.and if it persist i suggest you to take pediatric consultation.
In the meantime give plenty of fluids,give coconut water.curd.banana.boiled potato.Avoid all kind of junk food,

Your child will be fine.
God bless
Answered: Fri, 11 Jan 2013
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Pediatrician Dr. Ajay Punj's  Response
i think he is still persisting GI infection. i just want to know for how long and which antibiotics u gave to your child. i think u should go for few investigation like cbc, stool r/ m, urine r/ m, USG of whole abdomen give him metrogyl , albendazole and antispasmodic like drotin, probiotics. take care of hygeine in serving food and water. he will be alright in few days.
Answered: Thu, 10 Jan 2013
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