What is rotavirus?
A person with rotavirus has inflammation of the lining to the stomach and intestine, caused by a viral infection. The intestine does not absorb digested food and fluids properly during the infection, which results in diarrhea. Rotavirus is the most common causes of viral gastroenteritis in children, but also causes illness in adults.
What are the symptoms of rotavirus?
Symptoms of rotavirus include diarrhea, abdominal pain, fever, muscle aches, nausea and vomiting.
How does the doctor treat rotavirus?
Treatment for rotavirus may include a clear liquid diet, medications for diarrhea, and medications for nausea and vomiting.
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