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My problem is that I ate or drank something yesterday afternoon in a restaurant that made me sick on my stomach. First I developed diarrhea, nausea and upset stomach. I have been taking Kaopectate this helped me to stop my diarrhea, but no my upset stomach. when I lay down I feel very good but as soon I get up my upset stomach come back no diarrhea. please help.
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Hi there ...

This seems to be stomach flu and in this condition you should not stop Diarrhea as it will prevent excretion of germs and will prolong illness , it would be ideal for you to just maintain good hydration with ORAL REHYDRATING SALT .

Avoid cola drinks , juices , chocolates , fatty meals .

Stomach flu takes almost 3 days to recover , anti-diarrheals will prolong it and antibiotics are not indicated .

Use Yogurt , small frequent meals , you will be ok soon .

Regards ***** ***** luck .

Please leave positive feedback for me .

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