Fever Accompanied By Liquid Bowel Movements In Children?
just now my son started to get hot, looked limp, the stool was runny and didn’t even contain, then every time he ate and also vomited. first vomit contents of rice, the second time the yellowish liquid. I was very worried because my child was very active and cheerful. How to handle it? my child got sick with vomiting …
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Fever indicates the body is being attacked by an infection. Fever is very useful for the body as the body's response to infection and indicates that at that time the body is trying to fight infections that are infecting.
Previously, more complete information was needed regarding when the fever complaint appeared, was it accompanied by diarrhea which was marked by an increase in the frequency of bowel movements and changes in the consistency of the stool to become more fluid? Is stomach pain also felt?
If there are symptoms of fever, nausea, vomiting accompanied by diarrhea can indicate that the digestive tract is experiencing interference. Fever that appears less than 3 days, accompanied by symptoms in the digestive tract such as diarrhea and nausea, vomiting is generally caused by a viral infection. Gastroenteritis or in layman's language called vomiting is the most common disease that causes complaints like your child experienced. Viral, bacterial, parasitic and fungal infections can be the cause. Other symptoms such as abdominal pain, decreased appetite, weakness, dizziness, pain in the muscles or joints of the body are often also felt.
Yellowish vomiting can be caused by bile from the intestine that comes out to the top. You do not need to worry because generally gastroenteritis due to a viral infection can improve by itself by fulfilling lost fluids, consuming pain relievers and probiotics. Avoid giving diarrhea medication to children. Meanwhile, if there are indications of bacterial infection based on symptoms, antibiotics should be taken as prescribed by a doctor.
Infected food, dirty environment, the presence of sufferers with similar complaints near your child, the lack of a culture of washing hands is the most common factor causing the spread of viruses that cause disorders of the digestive tract.
Things to watch out for are symptoms of dehydration, which is characterized by decreased skin turgor / elasticity, sunken fontanel, limp or seemingly thirsty children, fussy or more often lying down, dry lips, tears are reduced to a decrease in awareness in severe degrees.
Therefore, the best treatments that can be done at home include:
Give the child enough fluids and more often
Give food / drink intake little by little in order to minimize the stimulation of nausea and vomiting
Give fine foods / containing liquids such as porridge or soup
Give probiotics and zinc according to the age of the child
Give ORS liquid to replace fluids lost by vomiting and diarrhea
Washing hands before and after eating and doing activities
If symptoms persist, the child does not want to eat or drink accompanied by weakness, more sleep, seizures until decreased consciousness, there is blood in the stool or white stool, immediately see a doctor at the nearest health service.
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