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What can I give my 3 1/2 yr old for diarrhea?

He has had it for about 2 weeks. Tomorrow I am going to see if I can get him an appointment. I just wanted to try something til then. Is he too young for Pepto Bismol? He weighs 38 lbs.

 
BubbysMom208

Asked by BubbysMom208 at 8:37 PM on Feb. 19, 2009 in Health

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  • If he's drinking milk, don't let him have it until the problem goes away. Bananas, rice, apples and toast. Bananas really work well for my little guys.
    halfpint_ny

    Answer by halfpint_ny at 6:58 AM on Feb. 20, 2009

  • make sure he is drinking alot and get him pedalight
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 8:50 PM on Feb. 19, 2009

  • Thanks, I thought pedialyte was only for vomiting.
    BubbysMom208

    Answer by BubbysMom208 at 9:03 PM on Feb. 19, 2009

  • follow the BRAT diet. Bananas, Rice, Applesauce and Toast. stay away from milk products.
    luvmypolywogs

    Answer by luvmypolywogs at 10:27 AM on Feb. 20, 2009