Avoid Diarrhea with Keeping Kids Food

Avoid Diarrhea with Keeping Kids Food

Do not mess around with the diarrhea that may seem simple. Therefore, based on the health of basic research in 2007, diarrhea proved to be a major cause of death in children aged 1 to 4 years.

“Therefore, every parent should be aware of this disease. Mainly because children and toddlers have endurance and immunity is still low,” said a specialist gastroenterology FKUI children, RSCM, Dr. Kadim Muzal SpA (K), in Jakarta, Saturday (2/23).

Muzal explained that transmission of diarrhea in children usually occur in a manner known as “4F” (finger, food, feces, fly).

“Children love to insert finger into their mouths or handle food without washing hands first finger when they are dirty,” said Muzal.

The habit became one of the causes of diarrhea in children. Gross food contaminated flies (fly) which is up in the feces. also be a cause of diarrhea in children.

Muzal explains that this habit (not maintenance of food hygiene), including those that facilitate virus and bacteria to enter the body.

Most cases of diarrhea in children is caused by rotavirus infection. Remainder is caused by infection with bacteria, viruses, fungi, as well as poisoning or allergic to certain foods,” he said.

To keep children protected from diarrhea, Muzal urged parents always keep the food to stay healthy and hygienic. Cleanliness of the body and the environment also has an important role to prevent diarrhea.

“Breast milk can also help increase the durability of children, especially to improve the durability intestine so as not susceptible to diarrhea,” said Muzal.

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