Overcoming Diarrhea Accompanied By Chills?
Hello doctor, I beg for your help, my mother from this morning had defecated 10 times and is now shivering
Defecation or diarrhea is a condition that often occurs daily. Although it is often underestimated, diarrhea can be very dangerous because it causes the body to become dehydrated, severe fluid deficiency and not being treated can be life-threatening and should be treated. Here are some suggestions that you can take to help resolve your mother's complaints:
Make sure your mother gets enough fluid intake, especially electrolyte fluids (ORS) to replace lost electrolytes. Avoid sour, spicy, fatty foods. Consumption of foods that are soft and digestible. in severe diarrhea because it can be caused by dehydration, immediately check with your mother to see a doctor to get the appropriate treatment. The doctor will ask for a history of complaints, perform physical examinations or supporting examinations such as blood or stool examination.
If the complaint is caused by an infection, the doctor can prescribe antibiotics that are compatible with the bacteria that causes it and antidiarrheal drugs such as loperamid to treat the diarrhea. If there are signs of dehydration, the doctor can supplement electrolyte fluid or intravenous fluids to overcome them.
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