If you have the stomach flu, you may want to consider treating it before calling our home GP in Marbella. Here we list 5 remedies you can try and when to call our home GP for stomach flu in Marbella.
Nausea can be treated with acupressure. To locate pressure point P-6, measure the distance across your palm that is equal to the width of your third finger from the base of your palm.
If you press with your thumb below that width, you'll feel a sensitive spot between two tendons. Applying pressure with your thumb, massage the area for about two or three minutes.
When you have the stomach flu, your body requires rest in order to fight off the infection and recover from the illness. Rest thoroughly and cut back on the amount of physical activity you would normally engage in during the day. This entails lazing about on the sofa whenever you are not in the bedroom.
During the time that you are sleeping, your body is working diligently to rid itself of the infection and to repair the damage on a cellular level.
When a virus is to blame for an illness, there is no medication that can treat the stomach flu, nor will antibiotics help in any way.
To alleviate the symptoms, you can try taking over-the-counter medication, but you should only do so as needed. Our home GP for stomach flu in Marbella will give you the right medication for your specific condition.
Sweating, vomiting, and diarrhoea deplete your body's fluids, making fluids vital. If you're having trouble drinking, take small sips or chew ice chips. The best fluids are:
Avoid these during a stomach flu:
Stomach flu makes eating difficult. If food disgusts you, don't eat. Start slow and simple when you finally feel like eating.
The BRAT diet—bananas, rice, applesauce, and toast—can settle an upset stomach. These four foods are nutritious, easy to digest, and provide energy from carbohydrates.
Avoid dairy, fibre, fat, and spice.
Watching your child get the stomach flu is worse than getting it yourself. If your infant's symptoms persist, see a doctor.
Their doctor can ensure your child recovers without complications. They can also rule out other symptoms.
Encourage children to drink water (or breast milk or formula for infants) to avoid dehydration.
Call our home GP for stomach flu in Marbella immediately if you are an adult and any of the following apply to you:
Immediately consult your child's primary care physician if your child exhibits any of the following symptoms:
If you have an infant, remember that vomiting is not as common as spitting up. Many babies vomit for medical reasons.
Please get in touch with your child's paediatrician as soon as possible if your child: