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Gastroenteritis

Gastroenteritis is commonly known as stomach flu or infectious diarrhoea and gastro. One can say the he or she is having stomach flu if facing diarrhoea and vomiting. Having gastroenteritis means that your stomach and intestines are irritated and inflamed. This is caused due to a viral or bacterial infection. Some symptoms are diarrhoea, vomiting and abdominal pain, fever, lack of energy and dehydration.

Gastroenteritis damages your intestines, causing signs and symptoms, such as:

  • Wateryent, more severe infection
  • Abdominal cramps and pain
  • Nausea, v, usually nonblood diarrhoea — bloody diarrhoea means you have a differ omitting or both
  • Occasional muscle aches or headache
  • Low-grade fever
  • watery diarrhea and vomiting

Viral gastroenteritis symptoms may be seen within one to three days after you're infected and can vary between mild to severe. These symptoms can last for a day or two, or they may persist for 10 days.

Prevention

Some ways to prevent the intestinal infections is through these precautions:

  • Get your child vaccinated
  • Wash your hands thoroughly
  • Use separate personal items around your home
  • Keep your distance
  • Disinfect hard surfaces
  • Check out your child care centre
  • Take precautions when traveling
  • Drink only well-sealed bottled or carbonated water.
  • Don’t use ice cubes, because they may be made of from contaminated water.
  • Use bottled water to brush your teeth.
  • Avoid raw food — including peeled fruits, raw vegetables and salads — that has been touched.
  • Avoid undercooked meat and fish.

Avoid undercooked meat and fish.

If gastroenteritis symptoms last more than five days and there is an increase in fever or a person have diarrhea, dehydration, constant abdominal pain or other symptoms come visit us at Pushpanjali Multispecialty hospital. Some signs of dehydration are decreased or no urine production, dry mucus membrane, dry mouth or skin, weakness, and low blood pressure. Children may suffer from little or no urination, become lethargic, have skin that "tents up" when pinched. It is necessary to see us if you have signs of dehydration.

The team of Pushpanjali multispecialty hospital in Patna is always on its feet to provide you with best services. You can contact us in any emergency situation.

Contact Details

Address

Pushpanjali Multispeciality Hospital Bhagwat Nagar, 90 Feet Road, Near Bhagwat Milan Mandir Kumhrar, Patna - 800026, Bihar, India

Phone

+91-8252222444 / +91-8252223344 / +91-9523097840

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