What is diarrhoea in children?Loose and watery stools.
Diarrhoea can be acute or chronic. It is a sudden onset and lasts less than two weeks but sometimes takes longer. It is a condition that associate the frequent passing of loose or watery stools. The main risk that involves in diarrhoea is, it may lead to dehydration.
Causes of diarrhoea in children
One of the root causes of diarrhoea is food poison, which is usually induced by a bacterial infection. Side effects of antibiotics also lead to acute diarrhoea. In addition to these, there are some less common causes of diarrhoea such as Virus, bacteria, and parasite.
Symptoms of diarrhoea in children
Symptoms of diarrhoea includes the following:
Suffer from abdominal cramping, nausea or bloating
Even have fever along with chills
May feel lightheaded or weak
Few or no tears when crying
Cool and dry skin
Home remedies for diarrhoea in children
Give a piece of Ginger (adrak) to the child to eat or try Ginger ale or cookies with Ginger.
Mix Fresh juice of Indian gooseberry (amla) with Lime juice and sugar. Give this to child which is very beneficial.
Make a mixture of 1/2 teaspoonful each of ginger juice, lemon juice and 1/4 teaspoon of pepper powder and give this to child twice a day.
Give Curd with mashed banana.
Roast some Cumin (jeera) seeds and give it with curd after meal, will help in digestion, prevents and cures diarrhoea.
Give Buttermilk (chhachh) with Black salt (kala namak).