Gastroenteritis describes a group of diseases affecting the stomach or part of the intestine. Because the lining of the stomach is likely to be inflamed, medicines are often immediately vomited up.
Diarrhoea, sickness and stomach ache.
CausesIn adults, diarrhoea is usually caused by a virus infection.
TreatmentLarge quantities of water, orange juice, milk or thin soup should be taken to counter the effects of dehydration.
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