Diarrhea, Vomiting, and Water Loss (Dehydration)
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Words to Know
drink—a special sugar and salt drink you can buy
in a bottle. These drinks are very helpful for diarrhea. Pedialyte is
one brand made for children.
virus (VYE-ris)—a kind
of germ that causes infection. Antibiotics do not work against viruses.
The body usually needs to get over the virus on its own.
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