Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis and its Management
Inflammation and swelling of the gut, may be caused due to cytomegalovirus (CMV). Need not o be due to infection or virus.
- Often self-diagnosable
- Medical diagnosis involves a stool test and/or physical examination
- Can affect both sexes
- May occur from food sensitivity, stress, and taking medicines not suitable to the body
Not infection-based. Affects the gut. Excessive swelling may occur if not treated. Symptoms may last from 1 to 3 days and also longer. Can be caused in any age group. Rest and hydration are most needed.
Headache, vomiting, diarrhea, and nausea are initial symptoms. Belly cramps occur eventually, and one should consult a physician or gastroenterologist for treatment and medication.
People may experience
Pain headache and severe cramps in the stomach
Nausea frequent nausea and vomiting
Dehydration have adequate fluids to prevent dehydration
Fever may have a mild fever
Self-care: Rest well and have adequate water to avoid and prevent dehydration. Washing hands frequently with soap is best to prevent infection. Avoid the intake of caffeine, tobacco, and alcohol. Also avoid dairy products if you are suffering from diarrhea.
Medications: Consult a physician or your healthcare provider for medication to reduce the symptoms such as fever and diarrhea.
Specialists: In case of occurrence of any of the abovementioned symptoms, consult your healthcare provider. At Mfine, you can receive help and support from our team of experts who hold several years of experience in the field.