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I have had a bad tummy bug all week and am now a bit fed up

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I have had a bad tummy bug all week and am now a bit fed up with it. My poo is a sunflower colour and very runny. Should I eat or not? and what should I eat if so.
JA: The Paediatrician can help. To begin, do you have pain or weakness in your tummy? How have you been coping?
Customer: not much pain, but get no warning of it coming.
JA: Thanks for that. Could you tell me how long has been dealing with the pain? Is this the first time this happened?
Customer: first for a long time, I think its just a tummy bug
JA: Thank you so much for your answers. Finally, is there anything else in the child's medical history you think the Paediatrician should know?
Customer: its not a child

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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Thank you
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
no text is fine

Sorry to hear about this

You should start with a soft diet

Banana

Rice

Yogurt

Bread

Plain rusk

Apple sauce

These are usually easy to digest in a recovery stage from gastroenteritis

If you are able to tolerate these then you can build up on it in a week

Also use some probiotic for GI health

You should use an oral rehydration solution to make sure you stay well hydrated as well

Please do let me know if you have any other question

Regards

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Thank you for your help, Would soup be okay?

Yes that will be okay as well

Please do let me know if you have any other question

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