- Gastrovirusnaya infection in questions and answers
Gastrovirusnaya infection occurs as the flu
Influenza - expect the unexpected but always
colds - the autumn-winter period. And this infection likewise carries the risks, complications and unpleasant symptoms. Did you know about this infection? What can it for a cause?
Nausea and vomiting - the only signs of infection gastrovirusnoy
Not true. The most common signs of infection - loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting, increased (about 38 degrees), the temperature of the body, severe diarrhea and severe fatigue. Symptoms appear abruptly, about twelve hours, or at most a day after the virus infection.
Symptoms typical of babies with the infection: dehydration, which is expressed in acute thirst, lack of tears, occurrence of dark circles around the eyes, marked their buckling. Observed spotting
Spotting - it is important to rule out pathology
in the stool, excessive sleep, many hours of vomiting, high fever (above 38.5), rapid pulse and breathing. If even one of these symptoms appeared the baby, an urgent need to see a doctor.
Gastroenteritis passes through the night
Not true. Gastroenteritis - frequent disease, but to cure completely, the need to adapt the power to help eliminate the symptoms after about forty-eight hours. In addition, the need to consult a doctor.
To quickly recover from gastroenteritis, you must drink plenty of pure water to detoxify and eliminate the risk of dehydration. After vomiting have to wait about an hour before you eat and drink. At this time, the digestive tract should recover somewhat, calm down. Vomiting and diarrhea contribute to the emergence of fatigue, sleepiness, so you should allow yourself to relax, sleep at least one day.
Once the symptoms are eliminated appetite is slowly returning. But eat for one or two days should be moderate and adapted, without impacting the body heavy and indigestible food. After two days without symptoms of gastroenteritis, you can return to normal life and nutrition.
During gastroinfektsii children need increased attention and care
True. Vomiting and diarrhea contribute actively removes fluid from the body, which is very critical for any person, especially a child. However, babies and older children may not always feel thirsty and ask for spicy drink, and then the parents need to be very careful that the child did not have dehydration, harmful to health.
You can use a solution based on water, salt and sugar, which must be taken to the same extent in which the child loses water. They can be purchased in a pharmacy in sachets which are dissolved in the mineral water. In any case, if a child is sick, you can not ignore the doctor's visit and self-medicate. Especially you have to be attentive to the abnormal behavior of the baby - fever, too long sleep
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, Frequent crying, which had not previously been characterized. Remember that young children, as well as elderly people who do not have an acute sense of thirst, and do not always ask for a drink, so you can not miss even a minor symptom of lack of body fluids.
Soup and rice - the only food recommended to nutrition during infection gastrovirusnoy
Not true. When vomiting stops, the patient, it is important to drink as much as possible and not have to make up for lost fluids. Brees and herbal infusions are given more than just liquid - they saturate it with useful substances, vitamins, trace elements, which are displayed during acute episodes of diarrhea and vomiting. However, you should avoid very sugary drinks, which will only aggravate the symptoms.
Several hours later, the patient can eat soups, rice, white bread, good stewed vegetables, boiled potatoes and other dishes cooked without oil, steamed or stewed. If symptoms do not return, it is necessary to gradually restore the power, entering into the diet yogurt, lean meat, fish, fruits and vegetables.
There is no medication to cure gastroenteritis
True. Unlike bacterial lesions of the gastrointestinal tract are treated with antibiotics
Antibiotics - whether they will help you in the foreseeable future?
, Viral infection can not be such therapy. We need to be patient before recovery occurs. However, there are medications that help to cope with the symptoms of the disease, reducing their symptoms. The doctor will prescribe medication against diarrhea, means to reduce nausea, stomach cramps against and for the stabilization of the intestine. Basically such funds are sold in pharmacies without a prescription, they can be taken alone, but if a day or two is not visible improvements occur, contact your doctor immediately because it could be a serious disease that requires special treatment and attention of a specialist.
The infection is more common in autumn and winter
True. And there are quite understandable reasons. The virus that causes the infection is sensitive to temperature and summer, he quickly dies. Once the temperature is understood, it is easier to survive and affect the body. All the more so when colds rarely ventilated rooms, and a room full of different harmful substances.
Simple rules to help reduce the risk of infection:
- Regular hand washing with soap;
- maintaining hygiene in the toilet, bathroom and kitchen;
- washing and thorough proglazhivanie linen and bedding of the patient, if he is in the house with healthy people.