Monthly Archives: August 2019

Urinary Tract Infections (UTI)

Urinary Tract Infections (UTI) can be very painful and debilitating. Recurrent urinary tract infections (UTIs) are common among girls and young women who are healthy and have anatomically normal urinary tracts, and these infections are a main source of morbidity and health-care costs in this population.   If not treated on time, they can cause serious […]

Treatments of Acute Gastroenteritis

Acute Gastroenteritis is usually self-limiting and resolves within a week after onset of symptoms. Treatment should consist of supportive measures including fluid repletion and nutrition. There is no evidence that a BRAT or low-residue diet (i.e., bananas, rice, applesauce, toast) hastens recovery time with AGE, however if it is easier for patients to tolerate, so […]

Viral gastroenteritis and It’s Causes

Viral gastroenteritis can be caused by several viruses. Norovirus is the leading cause of acute diarrhea for adults, whereas rotovirus is the leading cause of gastroenteritis for the pediatric population, especially for children up to 2 years of age. However, the incidence of rotovirus in children has fallen significantly since the introduction of the rotovirus vaccine. It is possible for […]

Acute Gastroenteritis (AGE)

Acute Gastroenteritis (AGE) is essentially an inflammation of the stomach and intestine. When inflammation of the stomach is predominant, nausea and vomiting are prominent symptoms. When the intestines are most affected, abdominal cramps and diarrhea dominate the picture. However, it is not uncommon for patients to present a framework with extensive inflammation, suffering from vomiting […]