Contact the practice if any of the following occur:
Lasts 2-10 days typically. Commonly caused by foods which have been infected with a bacteria or virus. Antibiotics are often not helpful even when the infection is bacterial as they irritate the gut and worsen the symptoms
For children and babies the same general advice applies. Stop all food and milk and encourage clear fluids. Babies who are breast fed should continue to feed as normal. Children or babies should not be given anti diarrhoea medicine. Consult the practice if symptoms persist for more than one day or if you are concerned.