Childrens Diarrhea

Common Reasons for Diarrhea in Children and Infants

Acute Diarrhea in Children

Children can have acute and chronic forms of diarrhea caused by

How to Act When Children Have Diarrhea

Diarrhea is especially dangerous in newborns and infants, leading to dehydration in just a day or two, after which a child can die. The main treatment for diarrhea in children is rehydration to replace lost fluid quickly.

When You Should Be Concerned

If there is no improvement in your childrens stools after 24-48 hours or if any of the following symptoms appear:

Medications to treat diarrhea in adults can be dangerous for children and should only be given with a doctor’s guidance.

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