Get your health question answered instantly from our pool of 18000+ doctors from over 80 specialties
185 Doctors Online

By proceeding, I accept the Terms and Conditions

Dr. Andrew Rynne
MD
Dr. Andrew Rynne

Family Physician

Exp 50 years

HCM Blog Instant Access to Doctors
HCM BlogQuestions Answered
HCM Blog Satisfaction

7 yr old observed with mild hepatomegaly, took medication. But nausea, stomach pain persists. What to do ?

My child is 7 yr old and he has been observed with mild hepatomegaly in 2011. Doc said its nothing major and the prob was resolved with medication. But the prob of stomach pain and nausea persists. Just recently he was was suffering with high fever and loose motions. Doc medication was done for gastrotitis. But again today he keeps having pain in his stomach and feels nauseatic while eating. What shud we do in this regard. My email is YYYY@YYYY
Tue, 18 Jun 2013
Report Abuse
Question is related to
Diseases and Conditions ,   ,   ,   ,   ,   ,   ,   ,  
Medical Topics
General & Family Physician 's  Response
hi,
thank you for your query,
gastro enteritis in a 7 yr old child is mostly due to rotavirus infections.
and in these cases antibiotics are given as symptomatic treatments.

the complaints of loose stools and nausea will persist till the virus is shed from the body completely. hence it will take some time.
in the meantime you can start using ORS(oral rehydration solution) nad anti emetics
it will take care of your child's hydration at the same time maintaining electrolyte balance.

thank you,
wishing you good health
I find this answer helpful
Disclaimer: These answers are for your information only and not intended to replace your relationship with your treating physician.
This is a short, free answer. For a more detailed, immediate answer, try our premium service [Sample answer]
Share on
 

Related questions you may be interested in

doctor1 MD

one months before my wife has suffered weakness & pain in left side upper stomach. On consulting MS Surgen he has suggested liver blood test. on...

Recent questions on  Abdominal pain

doctor1 MD

Mostly brown discharge when I wipe but not in urine. After sex wiped and it was bright red. Were worried so havent had sex since. Strain to have a...

doctor1 MD

My two year old became unwell yesterday. Hiccups all afternoon, not eating. Vomited+++ last night. Initially febrile but now settled, no further...

doctor1 MD

I ve been having lots of medical issues within the past year. I recently moved to a very cold place after having lived in Florida for about 15...

doctor1 MD

hi i am ischemia .i was using embetea am 50.i was well .know another doctor suggest me to take nicardia retard,ciplar 20, and dilzem 30.after using...

doctor1 MD

My husband got very nauseated and extremely sweaty while urinating. He also got shaky. This happened once before about 5 years ago. What could...

doctor1 MD

I'm having slight bleeding when I urinate and also light vaginal bleeding . I am also having slight abdominal pain . I had cervical cancer and had...

doctor1 MD

Hi doctor so my partner and i had a baby 8 and a half months ago we were using condoms as protection. I have underacfive thyroid . We decided last...