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13 Oct 2006

Runny Tummy
My 10 month old has diahorria for the past 2 days. There is apparently a stomach bug at the creche. Is there anything that I can give her to stop the runny tummy? How long does a stomach bug last. She is due for her measles injection on Monday. Should I still take her for her injection?
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childhood diseases
paediatrician

01 Jan 0001

She will not be able to have her measles injection on Monday.
In the meantime you need to make sure that she is taking enough fluid so that she does not become dehydrated. Give her frequent sips of a Rehidrat solution which you make up according to the instructions on the packet.
If she starts to vomit or the diarrhoea increases you should have her seen by a doctor.
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