DIARRHOEA - MANAGEMENT:

HYDRATION IS MOST IMPORTANT:
Symptoms which should alert about dehydration - Inactivity-listlessness, high fever, irritability, drowsiness, non-passing of urine, frequent passing of watery faces, persistent vomiting.

GUIDELINES FOR PARENTS:
Breast feed, if being given, should be continued.
Administer frequently small amounts of liquid to maintain the level of hydration.Suggested liquids are: For all children including infants :- a) Electral b) Pedialyte 90 .
For older children :- a) Rice water b) Coconut water c) Lime water with salt and sugar d) Lassi e) Daal / Rice water f) Limca g) chicken soup.

Curd, Rice, Potatoes, Pomegranate juice, Apple, Custard, Ice cream, jelly, khichri, Daal & Chicken can be given depending upon the taste, the mood and the requirement of the child. NEVER FORCE FEED your child.

Bottle feed & WHEAT products should be stopped for 2-3 days, discuss with your doctor.

Avoid orange drinks/cola drinks.

Also avoid citrus fruits, grapes, eggs, tomatoes, peas & carrots.

WHENEVER IN DOUBT CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR