Care recipient (cr) has a stomach ache and diarrhea

Try: Try replacing lost fluids and nutrients by offering cr clear liquids often and in-between meals the clear liquid intake should be 2-3-quarts per day examples of clear liquids are water broth and clear juices try serving the cr foods low in fiber and high in potassium and protein for example eggs bananas applesauce mashed potatoes rice and dry toast try serving the cr many small meals throughout the day rather than three big meals avoid serving the cr foods that may increase bloating such as vegetables beans and fruits avoid serving the cr fatty or acidic foods such as fatty meat fried food and spicy food try to limit cr’s caffeine intake from coffee tea soda with caffeine and chocolate avoid serving the cr dairy or milk products

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References: Adapted from www netofcare org symptom management at home by staff writer no date

Keywords: Diarrhea stomach ache gastrointestinal fecal

*This information is listed as a Tip and is not explicitly medically licensed

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