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How is traveler's diarrhea treated in children and infants?

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It is important for an infected person to consult a doctor about treating diarrhea in children and infants, because some of the drugs mentioned above are not recommended for children. The greatest risk for children, especially infants, is dehydration. Again, the best treatment for dehydration is the oral rehydration salts solution.

From: Traveler's Diarrhea WebMD Medical Reference

Reviewed by Louise Chang on September 15, 2018

Medically Reviewed on 9/15/2018

Reviewed by Louise Chang on September 15, 2018
Reviewed by Louise Chang on September 15, 2018

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