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I need quick help! Kait. 3 kids; Iowa 2345 posts
17th Jan '13

My LO (17 months) is having surgery in a few days. She is having bad diarrhea and I need to know how to slow it down? Anything I can give her? Constipating foods/drinks?



They will not postpone surgery and I know she won't eat or drink much the day of surgery so I'm hoping to stop the diarrhea so she doesn't end up needing IV fluids.
Thanks!.

AngelGabriel'sMama 1 child; Dayton, Ohio 2103 posts
17th Jan '13

Bananas constipate LO.

Uh-Nis-Uh [EBF] 2 kids; West Virginia 15190 posts
17th Jan '13

BRAT diet, but first, you need to figure out WHY she has diarrhea. If it's a tummy bug or something it's better to just let her get it all out.

The Dandelion Rapist 18 kids; New Mexico 6885 posts
17th Jan '13

Brat Diet.



Bananas
Rice
Applesauce
Toast

Kait. 3 kids; Iowa 2345 posts
17th Jan '13
Quoting Uh-Nis-Uh [EBF]:" BRAT diet, but first, you need to figure out WHY she has diarrhea. If it's a tummy bug or something it's better to just let her get it all out. "


She's had a runny nose for a week, but it's a lot better now and a cough but she does have asthma. She's been tugging at her ear today so it's probably all connected somehow...

Ole' No Name TTC since Oct 2013; 1 child; Singapore, Singapore 6242 posts
17th Jan '13

Cheese always stops up My DD.

taking a look at life Palm beach gardens, FL, United States 49057 posts
17th Jan '13
Quoting Kait.:" She's had a runny nose for a week, but it's a lot better now and a cough but she does have asthma. She's been tugging at her ear today so it's probably all connected somehow..."


Sounds like ear infection its common id call and get her seen.

Meg Bloxham 1 child; Olive Branch, Mississippi 242 posts
17th Jan '13

Definitely get her seen but also: Cheese! Make her all sorts of cheesy stuff!

Kait. 3 kids; Iowa 2345 posts
17th Jan '13

Doctor is booked until next week. I'll probably end up driving an hour to the walk-in clinic.