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Stomach Flu.....AGAIN!

my daughter had the stomach flu on Monday, went back to school yesterday, came home around 12:30 early because she wasn't feeling well. She was running around and playing and acting normal. Then all of a sudden today at 5:30, she threw up again! and it was a lot! What should I do?

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 9:06 AM on Nov. 4, 2010 in School-Age Kids (5-8)

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  • take her to the Dr.
    samurai_chica

    Answer by samurai_chica at 9:10 AM on Nov. 4, 2010

  • keep her home, give her fluids and make sure she gets plenty of rest.
    KTMOM

    Answer by KTMOM at 9:46 AM on Nov. 4, 2010

  • Keep her home, keep her hydrated. Sometimes it takes awhile to get rid of stomach flu and when she starts to eat again start her out on the BRAT diet (bananas, rice, applesauce, toast) and clear liquids like 7up, water, apple juice, cranberry juice, water, tea, broth.. etc. Thats what we give our patients after the flu. And 24 hours after no vomit we try more, like crackers, soup etc.
    sstepph

    Answer by sstepph at 9:56 AM on Nov. 4, 2010

  • Call the Pediatrician.. Mommy's their is the diet for sick kids. BRAT - banana's, rice, apple sauce, toast.... No you can't substitute applesauce for apple juice.

    emily1230

    Answer by emily1230 at 6:40 PM on Nov. 4, 2010

  • does she eat at school because it could be something she ate that didnt argue with her, there are food allergy
    dorispierce

    Answer by dorispierce at 11:48 AM on Nov. 6, 2010

  • Aww, she probably overdid it when she started to feel normal again. Lots of rest for her.
    Pnukey

    Answer by Pnukey at 8:20 PM on Nov. 6, 2010

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