At Paediatric Diagnostics, we offer investigation and treatment for child diarrhoea from birth up to 16 years of age.
Our expert team of highly experienced Consultants and Specialist Nurses are able to investigate the reason behind your child’s diarrhoea issues and resolve them as quickly as possible.
We are pleased to offer investigation and treatment for child diarrhoea at our outpatient clinics in Dorking, Surrey and Wimbledon, London, making us ideally placed to provide expert treatment to children living throughout Surrey, Kent, and Southwest London, including Balham, Battersea, Brixton, Clapham, Earlsfield, Streatham, Stockwell, Tooting, Wandsworth, Chelsea, Earls Court, Fulham, Parsons Green, South Kensington, and West Brompton.
Diarrhoea is a common condition in children and tends to least for less than two weeks. In this case, your child has suffered from acute diarrhoea. If the condition lasts for longer than two weeks and continues to persist, your child will have chronic diarrhoea.
Although not a serious condition, your child may suffer from dehydration due to the amount of fluid being lost throughout each day. To help combat this, we recommend that you ensure that your child drinks lots of water, which can include special rehydration drinks.
The most common cause of acute diarrhoea is an infection of the gut. This could be the result of the following:
Uncommon causes of the condition in child can include:
If your child is suffering from chronic diarrhoea they are most likely suffering from an upset stomach along with slight to severe diarrhoea for several days or longer. Being physically sick and suffering with a high temperature, aching limbs, and headaches is also common.
These symptoms can occur for a number of days but can last for longer.
If your child is suffering from diarrhoea and you are concerned, we will be happy to see you both at the earliest opportunity.
Our team are highly experienced in childhood diarrhoea and will be able to provide you with the best advice and treatment to ensure that your child is able to poo normally as soon as possible.
We have clinics based in Dorking, Surrey and Wimbledon, London, meaning we are ideally placed to investigate and treat child diarrhoea in Surrey, Kent, and Southwest London, including Balham, Battersea, Brixton, Clapham, Earlsfield, Streatham, Stockwell, Tooting, Wandsworth, Chelsea, Earls Court, Fulham, Parsons Green, South Kensington, and West Brompton.