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What food to eat when you have diarrhea

Postby wildcats » Sat Jun 16, 2012 9:05 am

Hi

My gal is 5. She has diarrhea and her stomach gets bloated very easily but she couldn't pass out the gas. Complains of tummy pain.

What food can she eat and avoid?

Can I give her any biscuits or "wang wang" biscuits?

Thanks

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Re: What food to eat when you have diarrhea

Postby auntieM » Sat Jun 16, 2012 11:26 am

Stay away from oily stuff. We take porridge when tummy not good.
When DS was younger, doctor told me to give him plain porridge, and drink lots of porridge 'water'.. ..

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Re: What food to eat when you have diarrhea

Postby Imami » Sat Jun 16, 2012 5:10 pm

Give watery porridge - to replenish the loss of fluid.

Drink green bean soup - it is known to neutralize toxics.

Avoid veg and fruits - they make the tummy churn harder

Drink non gassy isotonic drinks - they are better than water in terms of replenishing fluid lost.

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Re: What food to eat when you have diarrhea

Postby cherrygal » Sat Jun 16, 2012 9:42 pm

Plain toasted bread and water. You can also give her some Rid Wind medication from the baby section of the pharmacy. Very effective.

Doctors usually prescribe a dose of Lacteolfort (satchets) for diarrhoea. You can get that from the pharmacy as well. Off the shelves.

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Re: What food to eat when you have diarrhea

Postby verykiasu2010 » Sat Jun 16, 2012 10:59 pm

sometime hard to get non gassy isotonic drinks - do it the hard way, pour the gassy isotonic drinks into a tupper ware or bottle, shake and release the gas, do it repeatedly till the gas is minimised
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Re: What food to eat when you have diarrhea

Postby wildcats » Mon Jun 18, 2012 9:00 am

Hi

Thanks for the replies. She has been taking porridge for almost a week. Has been asking what other stuff she could eat. I dare not give her other food other than bread and porridge cos I tried giving her some potatoes soup the other day and the diarrhea came back.

Do I need to give her any probiotics (not sure of sp) or "friendly" bacteria to completely gets rid of her bacteria in her intestines? Her letting out gas is still a bit smelly. Sigh..

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Re: What food to eat when you have diarrhea

Postby Imami » Mon Jun 18, 2012 9:16 am

Introduction of friendly bacteria will help but take note not to give things like yogurt or yakult. Should give something like lacteolfort. I usually continue to give probotic even after the tummy stops churning.

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Re: What food to eat when you have diarrhea

Postby fightingmom » Mon Jun 18, 2012 9:18 am

Used to apply this 如意油 onto my dd's stomach when she experienced tummy pain when she was younger.

I would pour a few drops of it onto my palms and rubbed both palms together until warm..., then apply the ointment onto my dd's tummy by stroking my hands downwards gently. It kind of soothed her and I like that ointment smell - cos it reminds me of babies especially after their bath. :love:

Food wise - I usually fed her plain porridge and pickled veg to go with. Drink lots of fluids to replenish loss of water and rest.

Hope your dd is getting better. :please:

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Re: What food to eat when you have diarrhea

Postby wildcats » Mon Jun 18, 2012 12:16 pm

Hi Imami
You mean you still continue to give lactole fort even after churning for probotics?

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Re: What food to eat when you have diarrhea

Postby verykiasu2010 » Mon Jun 18, 2012 12:19 pm

one week liao still lao sai ? got see doctor or not ? need the carbon pill liao
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