Autistic/adhd Son- Help
Posted 20 November 2011 - 06:56 PM
Posted 20 November 2011 - 07:15 PM
Two things come to mind. First, it sounds an awful lot like food poisoning. If he's still having diarrhea some Pedialyte would probably do him good. I'd call the doctor if he doesn't improve soon.
The other thing is that once we're gluten-free, reactions to gluten can really worsen. Around the message board we think your immune system finally gets to work normally instead of being under constant stress from gluten. Unfortunately that means you get a big "kill the intruder!" reaction from gluten. It can go on for as long as two weeks in people who are really sensitive. Unfortunately, chicken nuggets is a lot of gluten so it may take a while to get back out of his system.
Your Dr. can recommend something to help the diarrhea and stomach aches, whether it's food poisoning or gluten. You also want to put him on clear liquids, and possibly a little applesauce, white rice, or bananas if they don't make his stomach hurt. (BRAT diet) I don't know what to use for kids, but personally I find Pepto-Bismol very helpful when I've got an upset stomach.
Posted 20 November 2011 - 07:21 PM
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