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Rotavirus Treatment - Stomach Flu Prognosis

This page contains links to eMedTV Diarrhea Articles containing information on subjects from Rotavirus Treatment to Stomach Flu Prognosis. The information is organized alphabetically; the "Favorite Articles" contains the top articles on this page. Links in the box will take you directly to the articles; those same links are available with a short description further down the page.
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  • Rotavirus Treatment
    When dealing with a rotavirus, managing the symptoms of the virus is an important part of treatment. This eMedTV article stresses the importance of keeping the body hydrated when treating a rotavirus and discusses other ways of relieving symptoms.
  • Rotavirus Vaccine
    The rotavirus vaccine is a routine childhood vaccine used to prevent a common but serious infection. This eMedTV segment describes how the vaccine works, lists the different forms available, and explains when your child should get vaccinated.
  • Rotavirus Vaccine Dosage
    As this eMedTV selection explains, the specific dosage instructions for the rotavirus vaccine vary, depending on which product your child is getting. This article offers vaccination schedules for both Rotarix and RotaTeq.
  • Rotavirus Vaccine Information
    The rotavirus vaccine is used to protect against a certain virus that causes severe diarrhea. This eMedTV page offers more information on the rotavirus vaccine, including details on the standard vaccination schedule and how the vaccine works.
  • Rotavirus Vaccine Risks
    It is not fully known whether the rotavirus vaccine is safe for children with immune-suppressing conditions. This eMedTV page explores other potential risks of the rotavirus vaccine and lists some of the rare but serious side effects that may occur.
  • Rotovirus
    Rotavirus is a virus that often causes diarrhea in infants and young children. This eMedTV article explains how rotavirus is transmitted, lists other possible symptoms, and explores treatment options. Rotovirus is a common misspelling of rotavirus.
  • Rotovirus Oral Vaccine
    The rotavirus vaccine is used to prevent a virus that can cause severe diarrhea. This eMedTV page further describes this vaccine and lists some possible side effects. Rotovirus oral vaccine is a common variation and misspelling of rotavirus vaccine.
  • Rotovirus Vaccine
    The rotavirus vaccine is used to prevent a virus that causes severe diarrhea in young children. This eMedTV Web page takes a closer look at the vaccine and offers a link to more information. Rotovirus vaccine is a common misspelling of rotavirus vaccine.
  • Severe Diareah
    Contrary to popular belief, diarrhea is a symptom, not a condition. This eMedTV page gives an overview of severe diarrhea, including information on when to contact your healthcare provider. Severe diareah is a common misspelling and variation of diarrhea.
  • Severe Diarhea
    This eMedTV Web page explains that diarrhea is a symptom rather than a disease. This page covers causes and prevention tips, as well as when to see your healthcare provider. Severe diarhea is a common misspelling and variation of diarrhea.
  • Side Effects of the Rotavirus Vaccine
    Diarrhea and vomiting are the most commonly reported side effects of the rotavirus vaccine. This eMedTV page takes an in-depth look at the side effects of this vaccine, including information on the rare but serious side effects that may occur.
  • Stomach Flu
    The stomach flu is not really a flu at all (we'll explain). This eMedTV article talks more about the causes, symptoms, and treatment of this "flu," and also provides information on how long a person stays contagious.
  • Stomach Flu and Who It Affects
    In studying the stomach flu and who it affects, doctors have found that anyone can get stomach flu. This eMedTV article provides more information on stomach flu, including which viruses tend to affect children more frequently than adults.
  • Stomach Flu Cures
    There are no proven stomach flu cures other than time. However, this eMedTV article offers suggestions on ways to manage the symptoms of the illness (such as drinking plenty of fluids and getting rest) and links to more information about stomach flu.
  • Stomach Flu Diagnosis
    A stomach flu diagnosis is made by conducting a physical exam and, in some cases, performing certain tests. This eMedTV article explains the steps involved in diagnosing stomach flu, which also may include reviewing the person's medical history.
  • Stomach Flu Duration
    In most cases of stomach flu, duration of the illness ranges from 1 to 10 days. This eMedTV resource explains how the type of virus responsible for the stomach flu (such as a rotavirus) may affect the duration of the illness.
  • In-depth Information on Stomach Flu in Children
    If your child has stomach flu, it's important to avoid dehydration. This eMedTV article explains the risks for dehydration associated with the stomach flu and discusses how the illness is diagnosed and treated in children.
  • Stomach Flu Incubation Period
    As this eMedTV Web page explains, the stomach flu incubation period can be anywhere from 4 hours to 2 days, depending on the virus causing it. This article discusses incubation periods for stomach flu caused by rotavirus and norovirus infections.
  • Stomach Flu Information
    Are you looking for information on stomach flu? This part of the eMedTV site gives a brief description of this topic, explaining how this intestinal infection is not actually caused by a flu virus. A link to more detailed information is also provided.
  • Stomach Flu Prevention
    In most cases, stomach flu prevention involves minimizing your exposure to stomach flu viruses. This eMedTV article provides suggestions for preventing or reducing exposure to viruses that can cause stomach flu.
  • Stomach Flu Prognosis
    In most cases, the stomach flu prognosis is that the patient will experience symptoms for 1 to 10 days. As this eMedTV article points out, however, the prognosis may be worse for certain people who are at an increased risk for dehydration.
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