Basic treatment of diarrheal disease is to prevent dehydration, which can be especially dangerous for renal function, but also other organs.
During treatment, always be sure of adequate fluid intake (adults at least 3-3.5 liters a day) and follow the dietary intervention (ideal is an older white bread, crackers, boiled rice or steamed carrots.
Receive enough of fluids (Enhydrol®).
Follow the recommended dietary measures.
some probiotics (as Saccharomyces boulardii) helps to shorten the duration of diarrhea, improves the management of the disease and prevents its early return.
Basic treatment of diarrheal disease is to prevent dehydration, which can be especially dangerous for renal function, but also other internal organs.
The child is smaller, the more is the risk of acute diarrhea complications. Infant loosing liquids much faster than older child or adult. Treatment is therefore based on fast compensation of water and minerals loss, and realimentation in the form of a well-tolerated foods. Some probiotics (such as Saccharomyces boulardii) helps to shorten the duration of diarrhea, improves the course of the disease and prevent its early return.
Acute diarrheal diseases in our country are usually manageable very easily and the majority of them are solvable on outpatient basis under a medical supervision. The treatment is chosen according to the state of hydration of the child (or the degree of its dehydration). Severe ongoing disease with severe dehydration must always be treated in a hospital.
In the event that a child with diarrhea is vomiting also, than is admitted to the hospital earlier and more often than a child who prevails with diarrhea only. Acute diarrheal disease of infants and toddlers should always be examined by a doctor, as well as severely ongoing disease of older children. Your doctor will assess the degree of dehydration and general condition of the patient.
Oral rehydration solution with ESPGHAN compositioní
Some probiotic medicines allows to shorten the duration of diarrhea, improvement of the disease and prevent its early return.
Follow the recommended dietary management.
For breastfed infants
in the treatment of acute diarrhea never interrupts breastfeeding! Breast milk is administered to infants with dehydration for the content of substances directly safeguarding the intestinal mucosa. Enhydrol ® is co-administered with breastfeeding.
The artificially fed infants
After the successful rehydration return to the diet performed using the same formula of milk, which the child was fed before diarrhea. Milk is served at the same dilution as before the illness.
For older children
When the re-introduction normal diet, avoid foods high in sugars and fats. It is recommended a mixed diet of potatoes, rice and corn. A proven diet are purees made from peeled apples, carrot or bananas. Well tolerated is chicken, biscuits and older pastries.