There are many diseases that can infect you and make permanent damage is the infection spreads to other organs. One of the most common infections is diarrhea, this kind of infection will affect your kidneys and damaging your whole body if you are not treats them properly. There are many ways to treat your diarrhea. However, if you are not treating diarrhea properly, you might not able to cure the diarrhea or even helping the infection spreading. Today, I will provide you a step by step guide on how to treat a diarrhea such as diarrhea properly. However, if you are facing diarrhea in children, you might want to read until the last of these article.
The first step is consult with your doctor. Usually a doctor will provide you a variety of antibiotics to treat your diarrheas, such as amoxicillin, ampicillin and ciprofloxacin. Make sure to ask about each of this antibiotic function and how you should take them. Your doctor will provide doses according to the severity of the infection. I recommend you to ask for medicine for the best result to cure your diarrhea. To lessen pain, you might need to take an analgesic so you won’t feel too much pain when defecation.
The next step is tried to drink and eat healthily. You might want to try cranberry juice, because cranberry juice is having anti infection property. This infection fighting property will be able to relieve your diarrhea and improve your bladder. However, make sure to drink appropriately, and stop drinking if you are getting diarrhea. Fresh water is also capable to dilute your urine and remove any bacteria from your bladder, therefore make sure to drink regularly and properly.
The next step is avoiding any drinks that capable to damage your bladder. Don’t drink any alcohol, caffeine or even acidic drink such as citrus juice. This kind of drink will irritate your bladder and open up any wound on your bladder. I recommend you to stop this kind of drinks until your diarrhea clears up and heals.
The next step is preventing for diarrhea coming back. Make sure that you are drinking enough water at least 237 ml glasses of water daily. Avoid any beverages such as alcohol, coffee or caffeine, cola and citrus juice, or reduce them.
If your children are suffer from diarrhea, I recommend you to encourage your child to drink lots of fluids to prevent dehydration and keep giving your children table foods while he has diarrhea. A great food for children that suffers diarrhea is starchy foods such as dried cereals, grains, bread, crackers, rice, pasta and mashed potatoes. Then, I recommend to take probiotics that contain healthy bacteria such as lactobacilli such as Yogurrt with active culture.
Since diarrhea can be very contagious, make sure to wash your hands and your children after defecation or after changing diapers or using toilets. This way, you will be able to keep everyone in the family from getting diarrhea. If the diarrhea is severe and your child starts acting very sick, I recommend you to call children healthcare provider immediatelly.