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tum bug.....does he need antibiotic...?

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sasa15 Sun 13-Mar-05 21:50:24

my ds has a tum bug ...not from long(3 days)...today had diarrhea 3 times...

Do you know if they need antibiotic at this stage?

they might get weak if diarrhea is not cured in time,,,,and then they get ill all the time....

rickman Sun 13-Mar-05 21:52:17

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colditzmum Sun 13-Mar-05 21:55:05

No not an antibiotic, surely that would upset his tummy even more because it will kill all the nice bacteria?

That's just my thoughts on it though, I am not a medical person. My nearly 2yo ds had a 5 day sickness and diarhoea bug last week, the doc said no antibiotics, just plenty of fluids and BRAT diet.

sasa15 Sun 13-Mar-05 22:01:41

yes he's having plenty of fluid....


I gave him a bit of rice..today....

I'll try tomorrow...and BRAT too...
thank you

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