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My children aged 2 and 8 might have consumed mouldy bread

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Hi,My children aged 2 and 8 might have consumed mouldy bread yesterday.Can it harm them?

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Hello...I understand your concern.

I am sorry to say that there might be some diarrhea and vomiting which you need to be on the look out for.

But I can assure you nothing serious or life threatening here please.

Unless there is low urine output or very dull or excessively sleepy or blood in motion or green bilious vomiting...you need not worry.

If there is diarrhea - I suggest you use zinc supplements (elemental zinc 20 mg once daily for 14 days) & ORS (Each small packet mixed in 200ml of potable water and keep giving sip by sip) as hydration is very important and crucial part of treatment. If there is vomiting you can use tablet Ondansetron (as prescribed by your physician).

 

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Customer: replied 11 days ago.
How long would it take to show symptoms? It was probably about 24 hours ago, no symptoms till now.
Usually it can take 24 hours to 72 hours.

But if they have not had any symptoms till now I think you can be almost certain that they are not going to have any problem please.
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Customer: replied 11 days ago.
Thank you very much Dr. Sumanth.
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Customer: replied 11 days ago.
Thank you!

Happy to help anytime!