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My 5 year old daughter has green diarrhea , stomach cramps, and loss in appetite . She woke up a couple of mornings ago throwing up everywhere  and I first thought it was a little stomach virus but now I'm wondering if I should take her to the dr.

Hi, Jennifer,

This does sound like a typical stomach flu, with pain, diarrhea, vomiting and loss of appetite, especially if this has been only going on for a few days.  I would hang in there, continue to give fluids and any solids as tolerated and see your doctor if things are getting worse.

Good luck, Dr. Olson


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David Olson, MD


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